SIU Says It Referred Policeman to Military Court over Offences He committed
The Special Investigation Unit said that it referred a public security member to the military court over offences he committed. The SIU said that it heard the statements of 29 plaintiffs and questioned 30 defendants of the public security members during the second trimester of this year (May, June, July, August 2019).
Trial of 2 Officers, 10 Policemen Accused of Beating Prisoners in Jaw Prison Adjourned
Bahrain’s Minor Criminal Court adjourned the trial of 12 security service men, including two officers, accused of mistreating a number of inmates in Jaw Central Prison by beatings, after hearing the statements of the investigating officer until September 19, to enter final plea.
MoI Said It Took Legal Steps against Two Officers for Physically Attacking Some Inmates in Jaw Prison
Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation announced that the department had informed the Legal Affairs Directorate of the Interior Ministry about a case of two officers who physically attacked some inmates in Jaw Central Prison.
Prosecution Denies Torture of the Moroccan Prisoner, Says He Died Due to Severe Illness
Deputy Attorney General and SIU member Mohammed Yousif Al-Zubari said that the unit initiated intensive investigations into the case into that case of the Moroccan inmate who passed away last month while in prison and reached that he died to a severe disease.
SIU Interrogates 55 Police Officers on Torture Charges, Refers 4 to Trial
Deputy Chief of the SIU, Mohammad Khalid al-Hazza, said that the unit received 53 complaints that varied from torture, ill-treatment and use of excessive force by members of the public security forces.
Special Investigation Unit Orders Martyr al-Hayiki's Autopsy
Special Investigation Unit said unit began yesterday investigative procedures into death of a Dry Dock detainee.
SIU Received 24 Complaints of Torture, Maltreatment & Excessive Use of Force in June
Special Investigation Unit received 24 complaints which included complaints of alleged torture, maltreatment, and excessive use of force.
Bahraini Court Fines Policeman 100 BD over Beating Detainee
Special Investigation Unit said the appeals court fined a policeman 100 BD for beating detainee in Jaw Prison.
Bahrain's SIU Receives 19 Torture & Mistreatment Complaints in July and Refers 2 Policemen to Court
Senior member of Bahrain's Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ibrahim Al-Kuwari, said the "unit received 19 complaints in July, including three allegations of torture and 16 claims of mistreatment by security forces.
BHRS: Special Investigations Unit Received 237 Torture Complaints Over 16 Months Only
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Human Rights Society called for an independent and transparent investigation into all complaints of torture, and cruel or degrading treatment, pointing out that the special investigations unit (an official body) received 237 torture complaints over 16 months only.