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Jailed In Mexico, Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi “Kept naked” and “Beaten like an animal”

May 29, 2014

Marine Sgt Andrew Tahmooressi (USMCR) is in jail in Mexico on weapons charges after taking a wrong turn and ending up at the border. When he pointed out that he had guns in his vehicle, the corrupt Mexican police officials arrested him and have been physically abusing him.

A hearing is set for May 30 in Mexico.

In the video below, Mark Podlaski, who served four years with Andrew Tahmooressi and speaks with him on the phone in jail, gave the details of Tahmooressi’s treatment to Fox’s Greta Van Sustern.

“This is from his mouth, what I’m telling you right now is what he endured as an American citizen and a U.S. Marine,” Podlaski told Van Susteren, “was that he was chained to his bed for so long that when they finally released him at the end of that four weeks he couldn’t even walk, he was crippled from such bad muscle dystrophy and joint pain and not being able to fire the muscles in his body.”

“They were coming in and beating him regularly,” Santos said.  He said Tahmooressi at times was kept naked and “beaten like an animal.”