NO v NSW: Assault, Battery and Unlawful Imprisonment

Key Words: Assault, Battery and Unlawful Imprisonment

Facts: While present in a hotel, NO was grabbed around the throat, choked, hit and kicked and beaten with a baton. Capsicum spray was used in his face. He was in custody for several hours, after which he was cautioned.

There were no court proceedings after his arrest.

Result: NO initiated an action in Assault, Battery and Unlawful Imprisonment. The case was settled.