- Despite killing 46-year-old George Floyd, Derek Chauvin could receive $1.5 million in pension benefits
- Recall that the 44-year-old police officer knelt on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes during an arrest
- Chauvin could receive his pension benefits during his retirement years even if he is convicted
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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who killed George Floyd could receive more than $1 million (N387,550,000) in pension benefits during his retirement years even if he is convicted.
According to CNN, Chauvin, who knelt on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes till he died, could receive $1.5 million (N581,325,000) in pension benefits.
Legit.ng gathers that the pension is partially funded by taxpayers.
Minnesota does not allow for the forfeiture of pensions for employees convicted of felony crimes related to their work, but some States in the US allows it.
In other news, the 6-year-old daughter of George Floyd who passed on when a white police officer knelt on his neck until he stopped breathing has received university scholarship.
In a post sighted by Legit.ng on the official Facebook page of the Texas Southern University, it was categorically stated that the university had decided to honour the memory of George Floyd with the gesture.
On the day George Floyd was laid to rest, Texas Southern University announced it would give a full scholarship to his daughter. "TSU's Board of Regents, with its foundation board, has approved a fund to provide a full scholarship for Floyd's beloved daughter, Gianna," the statement said.
The Board, in conjunction with the TSU Foundation Board, approved the fund to provide a full scholarship for 6-year-old Gianna.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Davido's daughter Imade Adeleke condemned racism around the world, saying it is an evil her generation does not want any part of.
The little girl, who made the condemnation on her Instagram page, said children do not judge one another on the basis of their skin colour.
She wrote: "Children don't judge one another on the basis on their skin colour. Racism is taught. Hatred is taught. It is an evil my generation wants no part of."
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