Daniel Chong, Man Forgotten In Cell For Days, Files $20 Million Claim Against DEA | Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | 5/3/12

$205 Million drug money seized by the Mexican ...

$205 Million drug money seized by the Mexican Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration in Mexico city — largest single drug cash seizure in history (2007) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Daniel Chong, the 23-year-old UC San Diego student who spent nearly five days behind bars without food or water, wants $20 million from the Drug Enforcement Administration for the epic “accident” – he was forgotten and left in his holding cell. Chong — who had to drink his own urine to survive and ate glass — filed paperwork on Wednesday because his treatment constitutes torture under United States and international law.

Chong spent five days in the hospital for dehydration, kidney failure, cramps and a perforated esophagus — an injury consistent with eating glass. He had lost 15 pounds.

For full article see: Daniel Chong, Man Forgotten In Cell For Days, Files $20 Million Claim Against DEA.

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