29th arrest into ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital

29th arrest into ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital

Detectives from Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Public Protection Branch investigating the allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital, have arrested a 38 year old male today, Wednesday 4 May, in the Antrim area. This takes the total amount of arrests made so far to 29.

38 people have now been informed they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences, including ill-treatment and wilful neglect contrary to the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986, in connection with the alleged ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital.

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