Followers of Filipino QAnon influencer Romana Didullo, who claims to be the newly installed Queen of Canada, followed her request to meet and arrest police officers in Peterborough, Canada.
Didulo, who has over 70,000 followers online, is a leader in the QAnon movement in Canada, a far-right political conspiracy theory movement.
She founded Canada1, a nationalist political party, pledging to end Canada’s “slavery” in 2021 and withdraw the country from international alliances. Didulo Claimed That Queen Elizabeth II was executed last year and that “the white hats and the US military, along with the global allied forces and their governments” helped position Didullo as sovereign of the “Great White North”.
With her growing popularity, she called on her followers to arrest anyone involved in the rollout of Canada’s Covid-19 vaccines and for police officers in Peterborough to make a “citizen’s arrest”.
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Frank Curtin, 54, who is one Followers of DiduloOn August 13, Peterborough Police Service officers took about 30 people to Water Street Station to arrest them.
“The group stayed outside for several hours. Meanwhile, an incident involving a protester and a counter-protester took place,” police said. “Then at around 4:00 p.m., officers arriving for their shift were blocked by protesters who tried to enter the secure entrance of the police station. Officers attempted to detain a protester after being surrounded. A protester then beat up two officers. In all, there were around 30 protesters at the time of the incident.”
At the scene, Curtin was arrested and charged with assault and resisting arrest, and a 56-year-old man was arrested and charged with two counts of assaulting a police officer.
A 31-year-old man was also arrested on August 15. He kicked the door of the station and assaulted an officer. After two days, Another arrest On August 17, it was made in connection with the attack of a counter-protester at Confederation Park. A fifth arrest occurred on August 24, when a 57-year-old woman interfered with the arrest and assaulted a police officer.
The latest arrest was of a 67-year-old woman accused of assaulting a peace officer with a weapon while interfering with the arrest of another protester.
Didulo It is known to have arrived in Peterborough on the day of the arrest, but remained near her vehicle.
“She’s very measured, she knows what she can get away with and what she can’t,” said Kurt Phillips of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network. parents. “Either way, she wins. Because she can claim if the police do nothing because they are following her orders. If they do anything, it feeds the persecutory mentality of her followers.”
Peterborough police are still investigating the events of Didullo’s “citizen’s arrest” on August 13. They said they were ready if Didullo’s followers tried to arrest the officers again.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122. 555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online www.stopcrimehere.ca.