Ex-Packer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila tasered in courtroom scene

Don’t tase me, bro, especially at my own divorce proceeding.

Retired Green Bay Packers defensive end Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila had to be subdued by 10 police officers and was tasered earlier this week at a Brown County, Wisconsin courthouse, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

The retired nine-year NFL veteran was in court Tuesday to sign a previously agreed to document related to his divorce, but he refused to follow the judge’s order and was sentenced to six months in county jail for contempt.

Deputies were unable to convince the 42-year-old Gbaja-Biamila – a member of the Packers Hall of Fame — to leave peacefully. They had to taser him to eventually force him into handcuffs and confine him to a chair.

Gbaja-Biamila eventually agreed to sign the document – eliminating the contempt charge — and he was released on bond on a resisting arrest charge later that afternoon.

Representing himself during the hearing, Gbaja-Biamila unsuccessfully attempted to argue that he is “not a citizen of the republic,” suggesting his religious beliefs supersede civil law. Judge Donald Zuidmulder dismissed the sovereign citizen argument for Gbaja-Biamila, who is a member of the Straitway Truth Ministry, a Hebrew Israelite faith.

Gbaja-Biamila registered 74.5 sacks in 124 games over nine seasons with the Packers before retiring in 2008.

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