A prisoner, Ayman Samarah, 40 years old dies in PA jail in Jericho

images_news_2013_03_01_detainee_300_01

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Abdel-Ghani al-Awiwi, the PA Attorney General, ordered an investigation into the death of a prisoner in the PA jail in Jericho.

Ayman Samarah (40), who hails from Jenin but lived in Jericho, died Friday afternoon in Jericho hospital after being transferred to hospital from Jericho’s central jail. He was detained by a court order from Jericho magistrate court on 28 February accused of causing harm.

In a statement by the Attorney General’s office, the Attorney General said that he visited the hospital and checked the body of the deceased in company of the resident doctor and informed his family.

He added that initial investigations suggest that the deceased was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure and that he has a medical record at the hospital in Jericho where he was being treated. The Attorney General ordered a post-mortem.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s