Al-Quds (Jerusalem), 22 Safar 1436/15 December 2014 (MINA) – A Palestinian prisoner has been quoted by his lawyer as saying that officers of the Nachshon unit of Israeli prison service assaulted him while he was transported from a magistrate court in Jerusalem to Ramla prison.
The prisoner 21-year-old Izz al-Din Attun told the lawyer that he was sleeping in the transportation truck when a Nachshon officer pulled him from his chains forcibly, a statement from the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said, Ma’an News Agency quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
Other officers then attacked him on his forehead, chest and back with chains. They claimed that he tried to attack an officer.
Attun added that he was moved from Ramla prison to Rimon prison where he asked for medical treatment at the prison clinic, but his request was denied and instead he was sent to solitary confinement for 24 hours.
Attun is still in detention. (T/P010/P3)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)