Terry questioned by Scotland Yard over racist comments

November 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Nov 29 (IANS) Chelsea star John Terry was questioned by Scotland Yard at his Surrey home over his alleged racist comments against Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.

The Daily Telegraph reported that the 30-year-old was interviewed under caution. Terry, however, has denied the allegations, insisting that words he was seen to be saying on the video footage have been taken out of context.

Scotland Yard said they were looking into the incident and that a 30-year-old man was interviewed under caution.

“Police were notified of an incident on Sunday 23 October involving alleged racial abuse. This is currently being assessed by officers from Hammersmith and Fulham,” a police spokesperson was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph.

Chelsea captain Terry issued a statement saying: “I’ve seen that there’s a lot of comments on the internet with regards to some video footage of me during the game. I’m disappointed that people have leapt to the wrong conclusions about the context of what I was seen to be saying to Anton Ferdinand. I would never say such a thing, and I’m saddened that people would think so.”

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