JW v NSW: False imprisonment claim against police for Bankstown assault

Assault; Battery; Unlawful Arrest; False Imprisonment; Malicious Prosecution

JW was at Bankstown Railway Station. Police grabbed him around the throat, brought him to the ground and sprayed him with Capsicum Spray. He spent four hours in custody.

JW lodged a claim in Assault, Battery, False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution. The case successfully settled.