Washington: Olympic Medallist Kate Keller has been accused of allegedly participating in the riots in the US Capitol on Wednesday. Media reports say Keller has been charged with willful torture in a restricted building, spreading clutter on the US Capitol Ground and obstructing legal work. The basis of these reports are the documents of the US court.
Arrest warrant issued
It is not clear yet whether Keller has a lawyer and whether he is in police custody. But it is certain that an arrest warrant has been issued against him. FBI Special Agent Matthew R. Barofsky wrote in court documents that he confirmed Keller’s identity by comparing the photos to his Colorado driver’s license.
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Keller was seen in Olympic jacket
Keller, 6 feet 6 inches tall, was reportedly seen in the US Capitol during the riots and was also wearing a US Olympic team jacket. Berofsky wrote in his statement, ‘Keller is one of the tallest people seen there.’
Court documents further state that research has revealed that Keller was identified by a media outlet named SwimSwam, which covers professional swimming well.
USK Swimming condemned
USA Swimming has said in its statement that ‘We respect the rights of people and groups to hold peaceful demonstrations but this has not happened in the Capitol recently. Peaceful demonstrations make democracy strong. But the sad thing is that this did not happen in this case.
Let us know that Keller Athens won the gold medal in the 4×200 meters freestyle relay at the 2004 Olympic Games. He also won 3 more Olympic medals, including a gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.