Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal pleads not guilty to civil rights violations

Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal arrives at the Federal Courthouse in Lafayette for arraignment. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/THE ADVERTISER)

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal has pleaded not guilty to civil rights violations in the 2011 beatings of five pre-trial inmates at the parish jail.

Nine deputies have already pleaded guilty in the case.

News 10’s Dalfred Jones is at the federal courthouse and will have a full report on Meet Your Neighbor at noon.

 

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