“How do I ever trust anything Dr. Khan says ever again?” Councilman Tim Fitch asked. “With him at the helm of the department, I’m not sure people can.”
Following a County Council meeting on the resurrection of a mask mandate, St. Louis County Health Director Dr. Faisal Khan made accusations that racial slurs were hurled at him and he was physically assaulted when attempting to leave the meeting.
However, police testimony and video footage are casting doubt on his assertions. Although Khan is called names such as “snake” during the meeting, no racial slurs were recorded and police officers claim they did not hear any. The officers also say that Khan was not physically attacked leaving the meeting and video footage appears to back that claim up. What is clear is that Khan flipped everyone off as he left and headed for the elevators. read more