Colwyn Harding to undergo medical exam in Jamaica this week
Alleged police rape victim Colwyn Harding is scheduled to undergo a second independent medical examination later this week, according to Melissa Ifill, who said that he is showing signs of improvement and is now walking.
Ifill, a member of the Colwyn Harding Support Group told Stabroek News yesterday that she is in constant contact with the man and his mother, Sharon. She said that after the case became public, supporters had called for an independent examination. She said that after he was released from the Georgetown Hospital, that examination was done at a private hospital and it was discovered that there was “active bleeding” in the upper rectum as well as signs of trauma in that area. She said that a second examination is to be done by the doctors in Jamaica.
Harding, with the help of supporters both here and abroad, travelled to Jamaica for additional medical care after his hospitalisation for what doctors at the Georgetown Public Hospital say was an incarcerated hernia. It was during his hospitalisation that he alleged that a policeman raped him with a baton during his …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.