Human Rights Commission inspects Toungoo prison including prison cells of police stations

U Kyaw Myint NS

A team of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission led by its member U Kyaw Myint inspected the Toungoo prison, 4-mile camp and Myanmar Police Force, and the prison cells of No (1),(2) and (3) Toungoo’s police stations, Kyun Kone and Myo Thit police stations on 8 and 9 June.
During the inspection, the officials met the prisoners and detainees in line with the stipulations of commission in groups. They commission member them regarding fundamental rights for prisoners, like their difficulties in prison visits, access to necessities, healthcare services, and any human rights violations in the camp. They also took records by meeting the inmates individually.
The team also inspected the prison cells, warehouse, buildings, medical ward, canteen, water tanks, visiting rooms and preparations for COVID-19.
The findings will be sent to the relevant departments for further actions.—MNA

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