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Sep 27, 2011

Villager alleges kidnapping and abuse by cops

Frank Elijio

A Lucky Strike resident is making serious allegations against a group of police officers. Frank Elijio claims that he had to be hospitalized after he was kidnapped and brutalized by cops who picked him up while he was visiting family and friends in the St. Martin De Pores area. According to Elijio, he was with two friends on Mahogany Street on Sunday night when police arrived and searched them. Nothing was found during the search, but the cops allegedly told Elijio that he would be escorted to the police station. But Elijio says that as they drove toward the station, he was told to head toward his house in Lucky Strike instead but they ended up on feeder road off the Northern Highway.

Frank Elijio, Alleges Police Brutality

“When I reach ova Haulover now, di same police pan di right hand side eena di passenger seat tell me when yoh si dah feeder road, yoh drive down di feeder road and stop. I tell di man I noh di drive through no feeder road. Di man seh just drive through di feeder road. So when I done jump Haulover lee bit yoh got wah house weh got lot ah camera cause ih look like wah big time man live deh. So when I si di camera I drive straight towards the camera. Di man seh weh you gwein, stop yah. I continue drive and ih seh stop yah so I stop.  Ih seh well I get di chance fi drive yoh truck now. He get een, di next fat one get een now. Dehn drive my truck eighty miles an hour hard pan di road and when we reach all di way by Sandhill—before we reach Sandhill dehn tell me dehn wah two thousand dollars and two kilo. Dehn tell me if dehn noh get weh dehn want dehn just wah beat me to death. So I tell ah beat me to death and I noh got? If I mi got dehn kinda ah cocaine and dehn kinda money automatically I mi wah give unnu dat. So I tell di man I noh got dat. Ih seh me noh want hear dat, ih seh we got full information dat yoh have drugs, money and firearm. Ih seh we just want some drugs and money and we straight. When dehn reach eena Sandhill now, yoh know weh pah WASA got den water treatment plant? Dehn drive right through deh and stop through deh cause through deh dark.  Right deh dehn man dehn start to beat me, dehn beat me eena my belly and beat up me eena my chest. I drop pan di ground, — start to kick up me eena my chest, kick up me. I can’t do nothing, I deh eena pain. Di next two start to kick up me, — pick up me and put di taser dah my throat; shock me I drop down. Dehn kick up me and — pick up me again and put di taser back ah my head and shock me; I drop down. Dehn start to beat up me.  Dehn ker me all di way through Maskall Road. When we reach through deh di man dehn stop pan di side ah di road cause through deh dark, no house noh deh through deh. I si di man dehn empty dehn clip, tek out all di bullet den haul out wah black plastic bag and start to reload fi dehn clip. So I done know dehn up to wah bad scheme cause dehn done swap bullet. So when dehn done reload dehn put di gun pan me and bust two shot side ah me and dehn tell me di next one dah eena my head. I tell di man dehn I noh got nothing. Lot ah thing di man dehn thief out ah my truck, teck up thing den dehn lef me; reverse and gone. Dehn lef me right deh eena pain all night I lay down eena pain, can’t do nothing until seven o’clock di morning. I creep side ah di bush and I si wah villager so he put me pan fi cycle and ker me home. So I call my old lady and my lady come and bring me down dah hospital.”

Elijio says nothing incriminating was found in his truck and after checking with the department, he was told that he was not wanted for any charges. He has reported the incident to Police Internal Affairs and says he is consulting an attorney to take legal action against the officers.

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3 Responses for “Villager alleges kidnapping and abuse by cops”

  1. Rod says:

    Sue this gov. And pm personally because it is due to his impotence on crime and his uselessness this is happening sue they good.

  2. mbrad says:

    waste of time….police are gangster too.

  3. alex says:

    mek wi stat shoot them stop play we all gangsta blood them out

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