Man refused entry into UK club because 'black quota' had been reached

Man refused entry into UK club because 'black quota' had been reached
Published: 2015 May 22 07:41:22 (8365 Views)
Police in the UK have launched an investigation after a man claimed he was turned away from a nightclub because the 'black quota' had been filled.

Kosi Orah, 19, was celebrating his birthday with friends when they queued to get in to Leicester's Ghost nightclub at around 2am on Sunday.

But according to Kosi, who is a first-year economics student at Leicester University, the bouncer turned the group away, allegedly saying there was 'a quota of the number of black people allowed in the club.'

'He was almost apologetic,' Kosi, who filmed the exchange, told the Sun.



'But it was sickening. It left us devastated. It was like the kind of incident you heard about happening in parts of America in the 1960s.'

Kosi, who plans to work in asset management once he leaves university, made a statement to police alleging a race hate crime.

A spokesman for Ghost said:'We are all deeply saddened and apologise unreservedly for the alleged actions of one of our security door staff employed by a third party partner,' he said.

'We feel very strongly that racism has no part in the night-time economy and we feel that this security employee acted out of character.'

Police said: 'We can confirm that the incident has been reported to Leicestershire Police, it's been recorded as a racist incident and enquiries are ongoing into the report.



Source - Sun

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