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MS v UK 24527/08 [2009] ECHR 1762

Statement of facts and question lodged with the court. The case relates to detention under s136 beyond the permitted 72-hour period and a subsequent civil claim against the Trust for negligence, for breaches of Articles 3 and 8 of the Convention, and for misfeasance in public office.

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The applicant complains under Article 3 of the Convention about his detention by the police. He also complains under Article 13 about the lack of an effective remedy.

Question to the parties

Has the applicant been subjected to degrading treatment, in breach of Article 3 of the Convention?

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