GOVT HIT WITH 11M DAMAGES CLAIM: 'Immigration is not a Super Police, a law unto itself'

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April 18, 2019

KENYAN native Douglas Ngumi is suing the government for $11m with interest for illegally detaining him for six years and seven months at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, during which time he allegedly endured “numerous” beatings by immigration officials and contracted two diseases.

Of that sum, $5m is for exemplary damages; $3m is for false imprisonment, assault and batteries; $2m is for constitutional damages by way of compensation and vindication; $1m is for aggravated damages; and $950 is for special damages, his attorney, Fred Smith, QC said.

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News date : 04/18/2019    Category : About Bahamians, Crime, Tribune Stories

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