The plaintiff, Petrus Fridel Frederik, is a Namibian citizen serving a 35-year sentence at the Evaristus Shikongo Correctional Facility. The defendants include the Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security (first defendant), the Commissioner-General of the Namibian Correctional Service (second defendant), and several correctional service officials (third to twelfth defendants) at the same facility.
The plaintiff's claim revolves around seeking damages for an alleged unlawful and intentional assault, as well as handcuffing, by the defendants. The incident in question took place on or around December . . .