Syrian suspected of torture at prison arrested in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say a Syrian man accused of torturing an inmate while working as a doctor at a prison run by military intelligence in his homeland has been arrested in Germany. The suspect was arrested in central Germany on Friday. He is suspected of bodily harm and committing a crime against humanity. A statement from prosecutors on Monday said the case relates to his alleged actions at a prison in the Syrian city of Homs in late 2011, when a doctor was called as a man arrested for taking protesting suffered an epileptic fit after being tortured. He is accused of beating and kicking the man.