A HRW news conference in Beirut, Jan. 29, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Dika was taken to hospital on April 2 .Mansour replied Sunday by denying that he had neglected to accept the case, saying Aoun had decided that appointing a doctor to examine the detainee was "not under the public prosecution's jurisdiction".The state prosecution has opened an investigation into the cause of Dika's death, a source close to the investigation told The Daily Star, adding that both Mansour and Aoun had ordered doctors to inspect Dika.About Aoun's remark that Mansour could have ordered Dika's release, the source said a detainee could not be released for medical treatment but had to be transported to a hospital with a security escort.
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