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Prison body scanners to replace invasive searches

15 Dec 2016 at 08:58

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A female officer at the Central Women's Correctional Institute scans an inmate using a newly installed full-body scanner which replaced the conventional body search that sparked criticism that inmates' rights were being abused. Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

The Corrections Department has introduced full-body scanning technology for searching female inmates following complaints over human rights violations during physical body searches.

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