17 Aug, 2019 @ 10:02
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Sweet seller without permit given 18-month sentence after FIVE POLICE arrest her in alleged ‘violent racist attack’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MANHANDLED: Meylan Martinez was selling sweets under a tent on the beach without a license, but instead of fine her, five officers allegedly dragged her across the sand

A SWEET seller has appealed an 18-month prison sentence handed to her following an alleged ‘racist attack’ by police.

Meylan Martinez, 25, from Honduras was plying her trade on a Benalmadena beach without a permit.

But instead of a fine, cops allegedly dragged her by the arm some 100 metres from Playa las Gaviotas, up a flight of steps and onto the paseo.

HORRIFIC: Meylan suffered brutal injuries to her neck and arm after the alleged racist incident

After three beach security agents apprehended five-feet tall Meylan, they radioed in for two Policia Local units.

One officer allegedly grabbed her neck and yelled ‘she’s not human’ and ‘I’m going to kill this one’.

The former cleaner was put on Diazepam after sustaining severe neck pain and bruises on her arms.

‘RACIST’: An officer of Benalmadena’s beach security reportedly said that Meylan, ‘wasn’t human’

“I couldn’t stop crying after being dragged,” Meylan, who studied electrical engineering and plays bass, told the Olive Press.

“People were screaming, telling the police to stop:”

Karina said her sibling now ‘can’t sleep’ and ‘wakes up screaming in the night’.

The town hall and police failed to comment in time for press. 

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