850 prisoners suffer food poisoning in Sincan Prison in Ankara

Several prisoners in Sincan High Security Prison No 1 have suffered food poisoning in the past week.

Prisoners in Sincan High Security Prison No 1 stated that they were poisoned by the food they ate last week. Prisoner Bager Sayak, in his weekly phone call with his nephew Ahmet Sayak, said that many prisoners suffered food poisoning after breakfast and were taken to emergency services. Sayak said that a similar situation occurred in other places on the prison campus.

Families of prisoners in Sincan Open Penal Institution stated that at least 850 inmates were poisoned.

Similar cases of food poisoning have occurred in Silivri, Kırklareli, Amed and Pınarhisar prisons in the past days.