Information Affairs Authority, Manama, 25 December
2012: The Assistant Undersecretary of Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Interior
announced on Monday evening (24th of December, 2012) the detention of a
policeman in connection with an online video.
The video shows the policeman slapping a citizen in
Aali, a local village, on December 23rd, 2012.
The Assistant Undersecretary stressed that such
behavior is unacceptable for any police officer and stated that a legal
investigation has been launched. The case was then referred to the police
This follows the Kingdom of Bahrain’s keenness to
equally subject all those who violate human rights to the just penalty, as seen
fit by the court of law.