Bahrain to investigate alleged inmate mistreatment

Bahrain has initiated the investigation of a complaint of mistreatment and allegation of assault by police staff, against an inmate whilst in custody.

The alleged incident took place following a refusal to adhere to the classification of inmates detained at prison facilities.

A member of the Special Investigation Unit has been sent to the facility to take a statement of complaint from the inmate in question. The unit has also tasked a forensic doctor to examine the inmate and submit a medical report. Security footage of the alleged incident has been requested and the judicial police within the unit have been tasked with the investigation, and submission of a full report of their findings.


Bahrain News Agency
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