Senegalese worker threatened with shotgun after asking to be paid

A shotgun collection Credit: SK flickr

ON Saturday November 7, officers on duty in the National Police station in Poligono de Son Castelló encountered a clearly frightened Senegalese man who came asking for their help.
They learnt from him that he had been employed by a third party to collect almonds from trees in a farm in the Es Secar de la Real district of Palma but when the work was completed after several days, he remained unpaid.
Apparently penniless and needing to buy food, he went to the farm where he had worked and asked the owner for the money but was greeted with abuse and then the farmer went into the house and came out with a shotgun and threatened to shoot him.
Terrified, the worker, who it appears was picking the almonds without any paper work, fled the scene and went to the police who immediately investigated and spoke to the farmer.
At first, he denied all knowledge of the events but eventually admitted what he had done and was arrested for assault.
The shotgun used was owned legally and was one of a collection of four.
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John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page


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