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Boston bombing: Suspect's prison conditions said to be 'unlawful, unwarranted'

Is the cell of the Boston bombing suspect unwarranted?
Is the cell of the Boston bombing suspect unwarranted?
NY Post

Dzokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston bombing, is currently sitting in a prison cell that is said to be "unlawful" and "unwarranted." The Inquisitr reported on Mar. 2, 2014, that Dzokhar Tsarnaev's attorneys say their client is being treated unfairly by the government and they want some changes made on his restrictive prison conditions.

The 19-year-old is the prime suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing that ended up killing three people and injuring over 300. The other suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was shot and killed in a shootout with police after warrants were put out for their arrest.

The conditions under which the surviving Boston bombing suspect is living in have been called "special administrative measures." Government officials are allowed to be present during Tsarnaev's social visits under these conditions and they also limit his communication.

Under the conditions, the government is also said to have control over his counsel's rights to share information.

Tsarnaev's lawyers have said that the conditions are both "unlawful and unwarranted." They state they are not allowed to provide proper legal counsel for their client and look to have them changed.

During a recent visit with his sister, Tsarnaev had both an FBI agent and the defense team's investigator present. Both the Boston bombing suspect and his sister were advised of the new measures.

While this visit was going on, Tsarnaev was said to have made a "statement to his detriment" while in the presence of the FBI agent and defense investigator. His attorneys believe this could end up hurting their client's case.

The statement that was made has not been revealed as of yet.

While awaiting the possible changes in his prison conditions, attorneys for Tsarnaev are seeking to have some of the charges dismissed. They believe a number of them are simply repeated and could waiver the decision of the jury.

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