April 24, 2020

Sue police for assault, battery and false imprisonment after strip search : PCS v State of NSW

Strip search after arrest by policeProtester is arrested and strip searched

The Plaintiff attended an organised public protest at a park. PCS and her colleague were arrested by police without explanation and forced into a police vehicle.

She was conveyed to a police station. At the police station, police conducted a strip search. There was no lawful reason for the strip search.

During the strip search the cell door was open and male officers were in close proximity. PCS was released without any charge.

See also the experience that her colleague had when also arrested and strip searched.

She sues the police for assault, battery and false imprisonment

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors commenced civil action against the State of NSW for assault, battery and false imprisonment by the police for their unlawful arrest and unlawful strip-search at the police station.

If you want to sue the police or corrective services for unlawful arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution or police assault, battery or brutality, contact O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors on (02) 9261 4281 to set up a free appointment with the civil lawyers in our Sydney office.

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