The Boston Marathon bomber is suing the federal government for $250,000 over what he claims is unlawful and discriminatory treatment at the prison where he is serving his life sentence.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives at Colorado’s Supermax in Fremont County, according to an Associated Press (AP) article published Friday.
In his lawsuit filed Monday, the report says he cited “the confiscation of a white baseball cap and bandana that he bought at the prison commissary and a limit of three showers per week.”
In the handwritten suit, Tsarnaev claimed the treatment is contributing to his “mental and physical decline.”
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The lawsuit was assigned to a federal judge but the judge said Tuesday the filing was “deficient” because it did not have a “certified copy of prisoner’s trust fund statement” or the $402 fee, the Boston Herald reported:
Tsarnaev alleges his baseball cap and bandana were confiscated by prison guards “because, by wearing