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Republican People’s Party (CHP) İzmir MP Murat Bakan has submitted a parliamentary inquiry to Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül concerning the criminal complaint regarding psychological and physical torture allegation in Şakran Prison.
According to bianet’s article, nine prisoners in Şakran Prison stating that they were subjected to threat, insult, torture and ill-treatment filed a criminal complaint to Aliağa Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office.
In the inquiry, Bakan asked the following questions:
* Are the allegations of ill-treatment and torture in Şakran Prison true?
* Has your ministry launched an investigation into these allegations?
* Has any legal step taken against the prison administration and wardens? (AS/TK)
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