Qatari Diplomat to America: “F*ck America, I am above Law”
Video journalist Jacob Rogers confronted a Qatari diplomat racing high performance cars in Beverley Hills, and was told “I can have you killed and get away with it”, and “F*ck America” after which the diplomat threw a cigarette at him. The diplomat has been identified as Khalid Hamad Al-Thani, a Prince from Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family.
According to Jacob Rogers “The video shows a white Porsche 911 and a yellow Ferrari LaFerrari, a hybrid supercar with a combined horsepower rating of around 950, speeding through a residential tract at high speeds on Saturday evening in the 700 block of North Walden Drive.” At one point the cars speed through a stop sign. The LaFerrari appears to nearly sideswipe the car of another motorist that’s not involved in the street race.
“The kids were terrified and the neighbours were out and this woman was screaming ’cause her husband almost got run over,” said resident Roya Levian.
The Beverly Hills Police Department confirms that the United States State Department is involved in the investigation into the man who owns exotic cars seen in a video speeding through a neighbourhood. Police say arriving officers were told by Al Thani that he owned the cars and had diplomatic immunity. It has since been claimed that Al Thani has fled the country.