Manama: Bahrain's Ombdusman, in co-operation with the Special Investigation Unit (SIU), is investigating claims that a woman was assaulted inside one of the Interior Ministry’s departments.
It requested the woman, or anyone with information about the incident, to come forward with their testimonies.
“The Ombudsman has issued in a statement that, in co-operation with the SIU, it has followed claims that were posted on some websites that an anonymous woman was assaulted inside one of the Interior Ministry’s departments,” said a statement posted on the Ombudsman’s website on Thursday.
“It added that it has launched investigations into these claims to verify the information and determine the truth of the claims which were made during a recorded interview.
“The Ombudsman has requested the woman, and anyone with information, to come forward with their testimonies or any details about the incident to help gathering information for the investigation, and their privacy will be ensured.”