MOI Officer complains being tortured
Image Credit: Al-Qabas

Kuwait News, Dec 30: The leading officer in the Ministry of Interior submitted a complaint to the Public Prosecution, about being kidnapped and physically tortured by the State Security Service. reported by Al-Qabas.

Sources reported that the officer mentioned in his complaint a serious incident, represented by his imprisonment for a day and a half in the “cold room,” noting that the room did not contain chairs, which made him sleep on the floor throughout his detention in a very cold degree.

The officer also noted in his complaint – in addition to all the torture he was subjected to – that insults and slander were directed at him during his interrogation.

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The sources confirmed that the Public Prosecution requested to unload the cameras in the State Security, in order to infer in its investigations the charges mentioned in the officer’s complaint. [Also Read: Expats in Kuwait dissatisfied with working long hours]

On the other hand, MP Abdul Karim Al-Kandari tweeted today, addressing the Minister of Interior, saying: “Brother, the new Minister of Interior, there is a citizen who was subjected to torture in State Security, and there is a statement from the President of the National Office for Human Rights to monitor crimes of torture in the police stations. Your responsibilities that you swore a while ago, “and defend the freedoms of the people.”

The head of the National Bureau of Human Rights, Ambassador Jassem Al-Mubaraki, revealed through Al-Qabas in yesterday’s (Tuesday ) issue that complaints had been received about cases of torture in some police stations, stressing that these actions, if true, would offend Kuwait’s reputation and require a decisive stance from the Minister of Interior.

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