CID Report: 0037-04-CID201-54050

This CID investigation reviewed allegations of multiple occurrences of detainee abuse committed by a single soldier while stationed in Afghanistan. The investigation found that the soldier was investigated at the Command level and an AR 15-6 was initiated prior to CID involvement. The Command concluded it's investigation and concluded that the soldier did in fact abuse detainees by kicking, punching and choking them while they were under his care and control. The Command took disciplinary action and CID concluded that "no additional investigation was warranted, nor would any additional action be taken" against the soldier. The matter was then closed. The report does not detail the incidents of abuse.

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Investigative File
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Tuesday, November 16, 2004
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Monday, April 4, 2005
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