JUSTICE - AFTER TEN YEARS LOCKED AWAY: Now man innocent of any crime wants 27m in damages

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September 09, 2020

A SUPREME Court judge has ruled in favour of a Jamaican man who spent nearly a decade unlawfully detained in prison and the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, despite the fact he was never convicted of a single crime.

Matthew Sewell, who was first detained at just 18 years old, spent nine years and nine months falsely imprisoned. He is now seeking $27m in damages.

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News date : 09/09/2020    Category : Court, Tribune Stories

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