Brazilian man allegedly assaulted by cop at seawall, OPR investigating


The Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has launched an investigation into an incident at the Kingston seawall on Wednesday involving a Brazilian national and a Police rank.

A brief statement from Police Headquarters on Friday noted that Commissioner of Police (ag), Clifton Hicken gave the assurance that a “thorough” investigation will be conducted into the matter.

The Brazilian national has been identified as Wellington Dos Santos.

According to a Police report, Dos Santos was with his girlfriend and a group of friends hanging out at a spot on the Kingston seawall when an incident occurred between him and a Police rank, resulting in him being injured.

It is unclear what might have led to the incident.


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  1. El brujo says

    Brazilians being Brazilians!

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