Deliveroo rider dishes out justice, turns Dublin drama into chaos clash (video)

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An unsuspecting hero emerged from the streets of Dublin as a brave Deliveroo rider from Brazil thwarted a horrific school stabbing, only to plunge the city into turmoil as it became the epicentre of a fiery clash between authorities and far-right rioters.

The selfless actions of Caio Benicio, a 43 year old Brazilian Deliveroo driver, unfolded in Dublin when he used his helmet to subdue a deranged knifeman, potentially saving two children from harm. Although Benicio attributed his heroic act to pure instinct, the aftermath revealed unforeseen consequences.

Following the school attack, unverified reports circulated on social media, sparking anti-immigration protests that quickly escalated into a full-blown riot. Despite the lack of confirmation regarding the suspect’s nationality, tensions soared, exposing the darker side of social media influence.

Despite being hailed as a hero on social media, Benicio downplayed his actions, stating that he merely did what anyone would do. Expressing regret over the anti-immigrant sentiments arising from the riots, he shared a poignant voice message recounting the harrowing moments leading to his life-saving intervention.

Irish President Michael D Higgins condemned the far-right riots, deeming them reprehensible, while Justice Minister Helen McEntee urged for calm, stressing the importance of focusing on the victims’ recovery rather than exacerbating division.

Disturbing videos surfaced, depicting scenes of chaos in Dublin as rioters set police vehicles ablaze, looted stores, and clashed with law enforcement. The Daily Mail reported that riot police struggled to control the far-right thugs who seized the opportunity to sow chaos.

Investigative Challenges

Amidst the turmoil, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris faces challenges, denouncing disgraceful scenes and warning against misinformation. Despite conflicting statements, the investigation into the school attack intensifies as the police grapple with unruly crowds.

Despite the chaos, the focus remains on the victims of the school attack. The President and Justice Minister express solidarity with the injured, urging the public to let investigations unfold without succumbing to misinformation.

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Puntid Tantivangphaisal

Originally from Hong Kong, Puntid moved to Bangkok in 2020 to pursue further studies in translation. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong. Puntid spent 8 years living in Manchester, UK. Before joining The Thaiger, Puntid has been a freelance translator for 2 years. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and listening to music, as well as writing short fiction and poetry.

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