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California college student from -- From whom the Drug Enforcement Administration locked up for four days in a windowless cell handcuffed.
With no food no water.
Is now preparing to sue the agency for up to twenty million dollars.
Here he is his name is Daniel -- agents detained him on a drug raid at a friend's home.
The -- report that the -- I should say reportedly told -- that he would not be charged with -- thing.
And then they put him in a holding cell -- -- twelve under anything else.
And then they admit they forgot he was there.
Sean says he screamed for days ended up drinking his own urine he says he'll -- -- so intensely that.
Cartoon characters told him to claw through the walls.
He says even attempted to carve sorry mom onto his own -- -- contemplated suicide.
Agents later found him close to death in kidney failure.
Now his attorney says that constitutes torture.
-- -- is live in Los Angeles with more on this I suppose you can claim -- and torture if you want to have seen it done before but are they doing this here.
Yet nobody is so far yet in fact the lawyer for Daniel John is citing the detainee treatment act of 2005 and his argument which says and I'm quoting here.
No individual in the custody or under the physical control the United States government shall be subject to cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment -- -- hard to argue that for days without food and water is not cruel and inhumane.
Remember -- -- had handcuffs on the entire time which is why it was probably so difficult.
For him to try and use his glasses to car a goodbye message to his mother listen.
And as we had blood on it right sorry mom couldn't -- -- any clothes I didn't want.
Now if this is torture under the act he is entitled to compensation and as you said -- they're looking for up to twenty million dollars what's the Drug Enforcement Administration saying Trace.
Very little -- this time in fact nobody from any side is disputing any part of Daniel -- story that DEA gave us a statement which says and I'm quoting.
I am deeply troubled by the incident that occurred here last week I extend my deepest apologies to the young man.
And 10 expressed that this event is not indicative of the high standards that I hold my employees to.
I have personally ordered an extensive review of our policies and procedures so far it looks like the DA is looking for a -- -- -- Here is Daniel -- attorney who has.
People in this particular case we're responsible should be no response he screen.
Hundreds of times for help he began to dig into the walls thinking that could get water that way -- Congressman -- eyes and California he's -- chair of the oversight committee.
He is now also asking the DEA to explain itself in this matter an investigation to stolen election.
Trace Gallagher in Los Angeles trees things -- thickness of the lawyers.
Fox News legal analyst Arthur right dollars with a -- -- left.
And that a -- -- -- and in his costume today on the right.
This guy the back story is this guy was over a friend's house that they came into drug -- that -- he admits he got a bit of smoke some -- with his -- but there was some other drugs in there and while they were told he wasn't any trouble they were just gonna detain him -- -- let him go and then they -- him the question now is is that worth twenty -- What his thoughts and known 25 -- When you read these articles -- you when you read when he went through I mean.
It was bad stuff I mean as you mentioned early on is almost dead -- any other -- thing is the only.
Three time he drank his -- here and the only sustenance he had he said was a packet of white powder that he found wrapped in the blanket that was in the cell.
Which turned out to be methamphetamine which I think is what's troubling -- is crystal left you joked he's the only -- is the other drugs.
The game -- in -- kicking and hallucinogenic.
With no food no what I can tell you're -- to tell you -- clients who sometimes wind up in solitary confinement.
Or in the hole as it's called number you do you you can hear -- thing -- you start having conversations have you lose your mind you a couple of no food.
No water no toilet.
-- -- -- -- And look I have conversations myself all the time I'm not loosen.
And thank god in charged with possession of the crystal meth so I think they acted reasonably but in all seriousness luck it's an unfortunate accident and let's start -- that.
This notion of that he was being tortured and usually one tortures another for the purpose of getting something from them right there was no torture here it was a mess up a screw up.
They Ford got about him so let's forget about -- -- -- and a well there's a question about -- they -- usually is that they -- charged with anything that is Barack Obama which which again flies in the face of any notion that was looking to torture him they messed up -- That's -- what -- is one of the -- had to be cleaning his -- while he's sitting there any discharge and it goes through his belly.
He lives bodies in the horrific pain and he's scarred for life it's an accident but what would you -- well fortunately that wasn't the case.
It's even worse.
Doesn't -- A five day.
Is is third make some of the morning you get your hand column I've -- -- five -- that.
You missed two Rangers games and you and -- we've been bad.
The Yankees got shut out since 1980 hearing shepherd drink in your mind you lot of knowledge and I think you couldn't even -- -- quite frank that you'd.
If it's hot actually you can what you -- you been careful this move on from that now the question is I don't want to think about your injury seasonal well could go -- there are -- -- need it.
They weren't even charging him with anything and you just forget -- and it's -- -- -- pay for that right.
Somebody's gotta pay but it does somebody have to pay five Millon de I don't know why you put a dog dollar amount on I don't know if I think all of us are fine village they don't lock me up minutes -- -- forget about me oh really gives it.
Hospital for five days afterwards -- he's got kidney failure.
Due to severe dehydration.
And he was close to death.
When the government almost kills you because they messed up it's worth a hell of a lot of water -- -- -- -- -- people.
Moon you know he's right about -- thank you.
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