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Bahrain’s MoI Says it Referred Case of Prisoner Abuse & Arrested Number of Policemen

2015-11-22 - 1:21 am

Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Interior Ministry Undersecretary, Major-General Khalid Salem Al-Absi, announced that the General Directorate of Reformation and Rehabilitation has reviewed complaints by a number of inmates regarding maltreatment by some of the workers at the Reformation and Rehabilitation Centre.

He said initial investigations were conducted and a number of policemen named in the complaints were identified, suspended and the case was referred to the Public Prosecution (Special Investigation Unit).

He stated that if the complaints "are found to be true, they involve individual cases of misconduct that go against the principles and values of the Interior Ministry."

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