Burnt prisoner released from hospital

-seeks justice, aid for treatment

Nineteen-year-old Junior Thornton, who alleges that police officers at the Sparendaam police station burnt his hands, has been released from the George-town Public Hospital (GPH) Burn Care Unit and is asking for swift justice.

Thornton yesterday complained of pains he feels as a result of his burnt hands and enduring cognitive problems as a side effect of the medication given to him for treatment of the burns.

Thornton also said he was beaten and kicked about his body by officers prior to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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