Army Memorandum for Military Detention Facility, Baghdad re: Release of Prisoner

Army request for release of prisoner arrested and shot by mistake. States individual was transferred from military hospital as a detainee instead of being released. This is related to ACLU RDI 434; 435; 436; 437; & 4865.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Saturday, August 16, 2003
Doc_rel_date: 
Sunday, February 27, 2005
Doc_text: 

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
GOVERNATE SUPPORT TEAM
AL HILLAH, BABYLON, IRAQ

I
AOCP-CA-GST 16 AUG 2003
MEMORANDUM FOR MILITARY DETENTION FACILITY, BAGHDAD
SUBJECT: RELEASE OF PRISONER
1.
The family of has presented to us a request for his release. The enc ose esters have been provided by the family detailing the events leading arrest of Mr

2.
-was in fact arrested by missal: . In fact, his arrest occurred in our zone without our knowledge by an MP unit. We have several witnesses, to include from the MP unit,

at have stated thatthat was shot as a suspect and transferred to the 28` h CASH (1 revealed that there was no basis for his arrest. For some
' but, subsequent investigation I reason, the individual was transferred from the military hospital as a detainee instead of being released.
3.
This letter is the result of our efforts to lo-,:qate. this Iraqi for two 'weeks. We, as of yet, have been able to contact you by telephor:::! and are thus resorting to the use of a letter.

4.
POC is the undersigned of the Civi0C a telephone number or the COC of Battalion, Fourth I\ crines in Al Ilillah at 7-/

Major, U.S.M.C. Executive Officer
DODDOA 022947

Doc_nid: 
2725
Doc_type_num: 
63