Forty-six children aged 13 and under strip-searched after being taken into police custody in Tasmania in 2018

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated March 15 2019 - 6:57am, first published 6:45am
Of the 218 minors strip-searched after going into police custody in 2018, 83 occurred at the Launceston Reception Prison inside the police station.

Three children aged 11 and six aged 12 were among the 218 minors subject to strip-searches after being taken into custody by Tasmania Police in 2018, data has shown.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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