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I wouldn't put any faith in what Hubbard said. Even more, about anything regarding people he got mad at or had a falling out with.
The only person that can really describe the moment of the beating of Otto, is the messenger. That's my opinion. It was so brutal, that young Chis cowered in horror to witness such a thing.
No, not entirely.
Otto's own personal description...which I have read more than once, is available on the NET and I'm not gonna take the time to go find and Post a Link for...describes El Ron's blows as weak, feeble and--IIRCC--sissy like.