Commission to probe report on inmates
23 January, 2013
KABUL: The Afghan President Hamid Karzai has formed a commission to probe into the recent United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) report about the alleged mistreatment of prisoners at various Afghan prisons.
The commission headed by chairman of the commission for observation of constitution, Abdul Qadir Adalat Khwah, and comprising on members of the interior ministry, National Directorate of Security (NDS), legal advisers of presidential office and some legal analysts, has been directed to conduct investigation into the recent United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) report about the alleged misconduct with prisoners in Afghan detentions besides pointing out those responsible.
The delegation would present its report to the president in two weeks.
A recent UNAMA report suggested that prisoners in various Afghan prisons have been tortured and mistreated. The report has been rejected by the Afghan officials.