null Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Visits Tököl Remand Prison

Dr. Ákos Kozma and his staff members conducted an on-site inspection at the Tököl Remand Prison on 11 March 2024 in the framework of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) National Preventive Mechanism (NPM). The Ombudsman was received by Prison Lieutenant General, National Commander of the Hungarian Prison Service Dr. Tamás Tóth, Prison Brigadier General, head of cluster 2, Governor of Budapest Strict and Medium Regime Prison Dr. Zoltán Bozsó, as well as Prison Colonel, commander of the institution Mr. László Salgó.

During the visit, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary was informed, among others, on the operation of the institution with a capacity of 1273.

The Ombudsman will draw up a report about the visit.