Certain Matters about the Purpose and the Method of the Psychiatry Assessment for the Accused
The accused suffering from the schizophrenia has symptoms since December 2015 and had morbidities in April 2016 and March 2018. In April 2018, he was accused because of committing murder, interfering with public affairs and bringing knives illegally. According to the assessment that the accused had looked for a job, moved around and had part-time jobs before the committing, the District Court judged that the symptoms the accused suffered from like hallucination as well as auditory hallucination had been recessed, so that he had the complete criminal responsibility even though suffering from light symptoms causing indirectly and inapparently the committing. The accused didn’t satisfied with the result of the assessment and questioned it by arguing over the unproper interrogation and the symptoms of the Schizophrenia had been recessed during the assessment. Nevertheless dismissed the High Court the appeal, believing that the interrogation during the assessment didn’t induce the accused to make the statement, nor against his own will. Not to be aimed at giving medical treatment, an assessment could also be held in a detention center. Furthermore depends the assessment on the behaviors of the accused before the committing. It should be available for the medical judgment that the accused had been out of the acute phase of the Schizophrenia during the assessment.