DOD Memo: Military Police Investigation of Incident at Guantanamo Hospital

This memo is a synopsis of the Military Police investigation in to the incident at Guantanamo Hospital where detainee Mash Alawad Alhabiri began to spit and attempt to attack the MPs present and was subdued by an MP with a punch to the mouth, causing the detainee a bloody lip. The detainee's injuries were minor, and required no stiches.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Thursday, October 7, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, June 29, 2006
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
HEADQUARTERS, JOINT TASK FORCE GUANTANAMO
U.S. NAVAL SAIL GUANTANAMO SAY, CUBA
OPO AE 011310

JTF-GTMOM1. 7 October 2004
MEMORANDUM: Military Poliee.Investigation: (b)(2)

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SUBJECT: Article 92 UCMJ, Violation ofi(b)(2) rticle 128 Assault of a 122 Detainee
1 Back und: On 7 October 200411e:10 contacted the undersigned reference toil Injury to a detainee.
2) Investigation: SEE INVESTIGATION REPORT 4bX2)
3) Summary: investigation revealed to gain control of the detainee's head and stop him from repeatedly spitting on detainee was struck in the mouth causing him to bleed from a cut on his lower lio. The detainee was treated for the injury and received no stitches as a result of his injury.Kb)(410 'sustained a 2 inch cut to the back of his right hand just above the sent bi(b)(2) laud received no stitches as a result of his injury b)(3):19 USC V1PI NCOIC photographed both the detainee
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andl(b)(3):10 Iinjuries. Sworn statements were obtained for all participants. Chain of Command was notified as to the finding related to this investigation.
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b)(3):10 USC 130b,(b)(6)
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
HEADQUARTERS. JOINT TASK FORCE GUANTANAMO
U.S. NAVAL sot °wawa* BAY. CUBA APO AE MOO

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b}(2)
MEMORANDUM: Military Police Investigation 1
SUBJECT: Article 92 UCMJ, Violation o and Article 128 Assault of a 12 Z. Detainee
1) Background: On 7 October 2004t b1(2):1° 'contacted the MN section in reference 101 b7— Injury to a detainee.
bX2),(b)(3):10 USC §
2) Investigation
was interviewed by this office in which he stated tha I agi mint on his right wrist an had gone over to the bed to check It) stated that the detainee had spit on b)(3): jp also saw the detainee swing his
Kb)(3): 1 Ibut he did not see if contac was made. 0)(3):10 (stated that he observed the detainee but he could not say with what hand.
3) On 7 October 20041(b)(2),(b)(3):10 USC §130b,(b)(6)
was interviewed b this office in which he stated that detainee at him and then
spit on him. stated that he tried to get control of the detainee by turning the detainee's
head to one side. tried to get control cf the detainee's head he struck the detainee in
the mouth causing the once to bleed, 1(b)(3):1(stated that he did not intend to strike the
detainee but did so without realizing it.
4) Summary: In the action of trying to gain control of the detainee and stop him from spitting on )(b)(3):1 the detainee was struck in the mouth causing him to bleed from a cut on his lip and a 2
inca cut to the back oftb)(3):10lhancl.
b)(3):10 USC 130b,(b)(6)
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4768
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