Oral Answers to Questions — British East Africa (Flogging Indians).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 24th March 1920.

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Photo of Sir Charles Edwards Sir Charles Edwards , Bedwellty

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the Prisons Ordinance, 1918, gave superintendents of prisons in British East Africa and Protectorates the right to flog Indian prisoners as a disciplinary measure; and whether he will consider the desirability of an inquiry into the system?