Detainee Dies in Police Custody, Family Claim Torture

تم نشره في Tue 2 May / May 2017. 11:00 PM
  • Prisoner behind bars, Prison, Jail, Expressive - (AlGhad)

AMMAN —AlGhad— An 18 year old detainee, held at the Jiza Badia Precinc, South of Amman, died while in custody earlier today, Wednesday, as relatives and close friends of the deceased claim he was tortured, security sources confirm to AlGhad.

Accordingly, the young man has been detained inside the holding cell for nearly a week now, for suspicions of having committed a criminal offense.

The youth suddenly fainted and was transported to the nearest hospital, where he passed away.

An investigation into the cause of death has been launched, and the youth’s body has been referred to the coroner’s office for further inspection.

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