The police in Limburg sent a letter of apology to a woman who was raped by a patient of a psychiatric prison who was on unaccompanied leave in December 2016. While being questioned after reporting the rape, the then 21-year-old woman was put under pressure by two sex crime detectives who did not believe her, The Volkskrant reports.
A female employee of psychiatric prison De Rooyse Wissel in Oostrum was assaulted by a detainee on Sunday afternoon. The assault happened in the clinic's day activity center, the clinic said in a statement on its website.
The employee was taken to hospital for examination. "We are very shocked by this event. Our first focus is on the care of our employees and patients." De Rooyse Wissel said.
The police are investigating the incident, and the clinic also launched an internal investigation.
Psychiatric clinic De Rooyse Wissel wants convicted rapist Jos de G. to be sentenced to a longer period of institutionalized psychiatric treatment, an expert from the clinic said in the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday. According to him, if De G. is released there is a long-term risk that he will rape someone again, the Telegraaf reports.
The psychiatric prisoner who escaped during supervised leave yesterday, has been captured, 1Limburg reports. He is a patient in the Forensic Psychiatric Center De Rooyse Wissel in Oostrum.
The Public Prosecutor announced today that the prisoner from the psychiatric ward De Rooyse Wissel who escaped on Thursday during a supervised leave, has been arrested again.
On Thursday a patient of psychiatric ward De Rooyse Wissel escaped his counselor during his leave.
A prisoner suffering from mental illness has escaped from the Rooyse Wissel clinic after successfully forging a leave card. A report by “Dit is de Dag Onderzoek” reveals that the prisoner’s escape was facilitated by the forged signature of a staff member.
State Secretary of Security and Justice Fred Teeven has asked Healthcare Inspection (IGZ) to launch an investigation into involuntary psychiatric treatment (TBS) facility De Rooyse Wissel in Venray. This comes after the clinic experienced three deaths in one week, a spokesperson for the Ministry announces.
A staff member from the psychiatric hospital De Rooyse Wissel in Limburg was reportedly held hostage last month. The therapist was trapped as the psychiatric patient held a sharp object on the staff member.