Psychiatric prison cancels patient leave

The Oldenkotte psychiatric prison in Rekken has cancelled all leave for inmates following the shooting incident in Enschede which left one woman dead and four people injured, junior justice minister Negahat Albayrak told MPs. Two inspection teams are to investigate the incident.

The suspect was in the final part of his treatment (tbs) and had been allowed to live outside the clinic under supervision. The investigation will focus on the level of supervision and how he was able to get a gun.
There has been a string of violent incidents involving pyschiatric prisoners in recent months.

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