But I wonder about the necessity for diplomatic immunity for an innocent person.
He asks if the handcuffs are necessary and declares: “I have diplomatic immunity.”
And it would practically destroy the principle of diplomatic immunity.
Exemption of diplomats — ambassadors and other representatives of a foreign nation — from the laws of the nation to which they are assigned.
Note: Foreign representatives have sometimes gone unpunished for serious crimes after claiming diplomatic immunity. The main purpose of diplomatic immunity, however, is to protect diplomats from harassment or arrest by their host government.