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1. The first thing I would advise you to do is to get yourself a solicitor and get the solicitor to formally write to the Gardai and seek your arrest and detention record from the station where you were arrested. Then, when you have got the facts and you can correlate the records with what you remember, then you can go with your solicitor and formally make a complaint about the arrest, detention and assault which you have suffered at the hands of the Gardai. However, as your memory of events is not clear, you would be foolish to make an assault allegation without getting the full facts so you may be certain of your story. Otherwise, the assault charge will not stick and you will end up with egg on your face.
2. Your solicitor will also advise you not to go to the Garda station where the assault occurred or where you were arrested as the Gardai in this station will have a conflict of interest when it comes to your assault charge.
3. However, the Gardai are not untouchable. They are accountable to the law just the same as anyone else.