Posted 8 years ago on Nov. 5, 2011, 1:52 p.m. EST by hairlessOrphan
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"The veterans' group said in a statement that police struck Sabeghi with nightsticks on his hands, shoulders, ribs and back, and that in addition to a lacerated spleen he suffered from internal bleeding.
'He told me he was in the hospital with a lacerated spleen and that the cops had jumped him, Kelly said, adding that Sabeghi had served as an Army Ranger in Iraq and Afghanistan.
'They put him in jail, and he told them he was injured, and they denied him medical treatment for about 18 hours,' he said.
The Oakland Police Department did not immediately return calls seeking comment."