Sumail

Central Prison of Oman

Status

In use

2021

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Directorate General of Prisons, Royal Oman Police

Management: Royal Oman Police (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Deaths at facility Capacity Reported population
Yes
No Data
No Data
Oman

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2020)

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FACILITY NAMES
Central Prison of Oman
Location

Country: Oman

City & Region: Sumail, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 23.244347, 58.137715

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2014
Management

Name Royal Oman Police

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Directorate General of Prisons

Ministry Royal Oman Police

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2018

Agency Royal Oman Police

Ministry Royal Oman Police

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2015
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Royal Oman Police

2021

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Not Available

2021
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2016

SIZE & POPULATION

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Not Available

2021
Overstays

Reported Overstays Not Available

2021
Average Days in Detention (Asylum Procedure)

Unknown Yes

2021
Average Days in Detention (Immigration Procedure)

Unknown Yes

2021

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2018

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2015

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Legal Segregation

No

2014

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

International Committee of the Red Cross

2014
Consular Access

Yes

2015

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