Fez: Prisoner dies in Ras El Ma-prison to tuberculosis

The prisoner died yesterday en route to the hospital.

The administration of the local prison Ras El Ma in Fez has announced that a prisoner on Thursday 28 september has died, after the deterioration of his State of health.

A statement by the General delegation of Prison Administration and reintegration (DGAPR) explains that the man died of tuberculosis. The detainee died during transport to the Ibn Khateb hospital, after complications that he had suffered by his disease.

The same source indicated that the detainee, who was sentenced to 15 years ' imprisonment, had already several times to the hospital was evacuated.

Tuberculosis in Netherlands is generally a very treatable disease. Worldwide die each year 1.8 million people, however, of tuberculosis.