Independent medical exams point to baton rape – lawyer

-suggest rectal damage caused by foreign object

Independent medical examinations of Colwyn Harding, a former detainee who has alleged that a policeman raped him with a baton, have found that his rectum was damaged as a result of the insertion of a foreign object, his lawyer said yesterday.

A report from the local doctor has been handed over to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for her to consider and plans are now in motion to sue the government over the injuries Harding allegedly sustained while in police custody, attorney Nigel Hughes said yesterday.

Police sent a file on their investigation of the alleged baton rape along with the recommendations of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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