Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer had to be ‘bundled’ into a police car after being ‘swarmed’ by protestors outside Parliament.
Police were forced to quickly intervene after the group hurled abuse at the Labour leader. They booed the Labour leader as they chased him down the street.
The activists could be heard screaming “traitor” as they confronted the Holborn & St Pancras MP.
The incident was captured on video before “Keir Starmer was bundled into a police car outside Parliament after protesters swarmed him.” In a video posted online, a police car can be seen surrounded by a group of around twenty people.
WARNING: This video contains strong language that may be unsuitable for younger audiences.
The Mirror reports that Starmer was leaving Westminster with Shadow Justice Secretary David Lammy when he was surrounded by protestors.
During the incident, some of the protesters were shouting claims about Sir Keir Starmer failing to prosecute Jimmy Savile when he was director of the CPS. In footage posted online, protestors can be heard shouting “traitor” at him repeatedly.
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Traitor to the working calss
Men could be heard bellowing “traitor to the working class” before police stepped in to rescue Starmer and walked him to the safety of a police car.
The Met Police said a man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of assault after a traffic cone was thrown at a police officer.
The incident comes just days after Boris Johnson claimed in the Commons that Sir Keir Starmer failed to prosecute Savile.
Piers Corbyn, the brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was also among the crowd protesting.
A spokesman for the Met Police said: “Shortly after 5.10pm on Monday, 7 February, a man who had been surrounded by a group of protesters near to New Scotland Yard, was taken away from the scene by a police car.
“A man and a woman were arrested at the scene for assault of an emergency worker after a traffic cone was thrown at a police officer.
“They have been taken into custody.”