12/31/2011

BAHRAIN: Torture Case Referred to Grand Criminal Court


Manama, Dec. 29. (BNA) – Following its examination of alleged cases of torture and mistreatment reported by the Interior Ministry, the Public Prosecution decided to refer one of them (cases) to the Grand Criminal Court, in line with the Military Court's ruling, Head of the Public Prosecutions Nawaf Hamza today stated.
Five security officers have been accused –two for beating two detainees to death and the others for failing to report the incident, he added.
The court session is set be held on January 9, 2012.