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Forgotten student files $20-million lawsuit

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Forgotten student files $20-million lawsuit


A 23-year-old college student is asking the US Drug Enforcement Agency to compensate him with $20 million after federal agents abandoned him in an empty jail cell for nearly five days without food or water — and without filing charges.

Daniel Chong from the University of California, San Diego, has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the DEA after he was handcuffed and forgotten in a small, 5-by-10-foot holding cell. For four-and-a-half days, Chong was left in shackles to fend for himself and tells reporters that he drank his own urine to try and survive.
"I pretty much lost my mind," he tells the Associated Press..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/student-chong-cell-dea-548/

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