Black 19-year-old student banned from club because there were too many dark-skinned people insideBy Mason White 11:23 AM May 22, 2015
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A popular club in the United Kingdom, has fired a doorman after allegedly turning away a black student because of the color of his skin.
One of the student’s friends recorded the incident on video, which shows the doorman admitting that he was being refused entry because he is black.
Ghost Nightclub released a statement, saying that it welcomed people of all classes, and suspended the doorman. On the video, the doorman can be heard saying that he was enforcing the rules of the club.
19-year-old Kosi Orah – a student of the University of Leicester, who was celebrating his birthday on a night out with friends – said that they were turned away from the nightclub.
Orah filed a complaint with the police. Leicestershire Police said it took the hate crime seriously and is investigating the complaint.
Orah said that he was surprised by what happened, and the experience had tainted his view of the city as a whole.