Family wants punishment for all prison guards after death of prisoner

Gepubliceerd op 19 oktober 2016 om 13:51

The relatives of a detainee who died last year in prison in Alphen aan den Rijn, want not one but all five guards of the Internal Assistance Team (IBT) can be prosecuted.


The guards had the man placed roughly in June 2015. Yesterday it was announced that one guard continued to move forcefully. It is about the man who kicked the 40-year-old prisoner twice against his face. He is being prosecuted for attempted murder.

The remaining four guards acted in accordance with the prosecution in accordance with the procedures. They are not prosecuted and can continue to work at the prison.


Lawyer of the relatives Richard Korver announced today that the prisoner family wants all guards be prosecuted. The detainee went according Korver when transfer a broken nose. In solitary confinement is the man fixed in such a way that there arose a shortage of oxygen, making it deceased, said the lawyer.

Korver looks at the feasibility of a so-called Article 12 procedure. In addition, the court may give the prosecutor mission to get to prosecute.

By Editors RTL News: Photo: Reuters

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