In this matter, the plaintiff claimed, from the defendants, damages arising from an alleged assault that occurred on 12 January 2021 at Hardap Correctional Facility. The plaintiff claimed that the fourth defendant while acting in the course and scope of his employment with the first defendant, pushed and pulled the cell’s burglar bar door several times on his left leg resulting in injuries.
The plaintiff further claimed that the assault occurred in sight of other unknown correctional officers who stood idle despite being present and on duty. The correctional officers denied him access to medical attention . . .