‘Cops Beat Him’


IN A SPLIT SECOND, TRACEY BLACKETT saw her son’s life flash before her eyes.

Never did she imagine it would have come, apparently at the hands of those who have sworn to serve, protect and reassure.

Hours after Nazim Blackett (below) left his mother’s Block 1D, Meadows Road, Wildey, St Michael home healthy and in an upbeat mood to visit a friend on Saturday afternoon, his mother was forced to watch in horror as her 20-year-old, 6ft 7inches son was wheeled out of the District “A“ Police Station on a stretcher coughing up blood. nazim-blackett

The distraught mother said she believed her son was a victim of police misconduct.

In an interview with the WEEKEND NATION in the courtyard of the District “A” Magistrates Court yesterday morning as she waited for Nazim to make a court appearance, the frustrated mother said she was shocked and appalled at her son’s condition when he was wheeled into a waiting ambulance on Saturday night and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.


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