Murder accused Rushane Barnett denies being assaulted while in police lock-up

I was not assaulted …

That declaration comes from Clarendon murder-accused, Rushane Barnett, following allegations that he was assaulted, while in police custody.


Barnett has been in custody since his arrest in relation to the deaths of his cousins, Kimesha Wright and her 4 children, in Clarendon, on June 21.


The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) had stated that it is probing claims of assault based on previous comments allegedly made by Barnett.


In a 6-minute-long video, which has gone viral on social media, Barnett is seen being questioned and visually examined by Former Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority, Dr. Andrei Cooke, in the presence of two Justices of the Peace.


In the video, Barnett stated that he was threatened, not assaulted.




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