Black Lives Matter Charleston leader arrested after being removed from meeting

Black Lives Matter Charleston leader arrested after being removed from meeting
Moye (Source: CCDC)
Moye (Source: CCDC)
Protesters outside North Charleston City Hall Thursday evening. (Source: WCSC)
Protesters outside North Charleston City Hall Thursday evening. (Source: WCSC)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The leader of Black Lives Matter Charleston has been arrested after he was removed from a North Charleston City Council meeting Thursday evening.

The North Charleston Police Department arrested 31-year-old Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, also known as D'Baha, of Charleston and charged him with disorderly conduct.

According to court records, Moye has since been released.

The city's Twitter account indicated that a demonstrator was removed from the committee room for disruption of the meeting.

The group interrupted the meeting to talk about their request for a Citizen Review Board with subpoena power.

Video tweeted by the group shows Moye being removed by police officers as followers chanted,"This is what democracy looks like."

Demonstrators were also seen outside holding signs that read "End Racism Now" and "Hands Up...They Still Shoot....Why?"

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