Director of Prison orders a sick female prisoner handcuffed and chained to bed for 12 days17 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
Lieutenant Bariou Fatoumbi, the acting director of the prison of Cotonou ordered a sick female prisoner handcuffed and chained to a bed for 12 days at the Teaching Hospital of Cotonou.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Benin Republic|
|Date of Occurrence||28 Apr 2016|
|Security Agents Involved||Director of Prison|
|Legal Foundations||Article 18 of the Constitution of the Republic of Benin|
|Rights Implicated||Rights against torture, maltreatment, inhumane or degrading treatment|
The constitutional court ruled against Lieutenant Bariou Fatoumb.