The FSIN to check the information about beatings of convicts in the colony in Krasnoyarsk

The FSIN to check the information about beatings of convicts in the colony in Krasnoyarsk

According to human rights activists, IR No. 31 beaten more than 48 people.

KRASNOYARSK, August 9. /TASS/. The FSIN will verify the information on the alleged beatings and torture of prisoners in a single cell-type facility (EPKT) a corrective colony (IK) № 31 in Krasnoyarsk. On Wednesday told reporters the head of the Federal penitentiary service in Krasnoyarsk region Nikolay Vasilyev.

Me issued the order about creation of the Commission for verification of facts of torture and beatings alleged in a single cell-type premises of IK-31. This morning the group operates.Nikolai Vasilevshchina Federal penitentiary service for Krasnoyarsk Krai

According to Vasilyev, the test will be conducted in a short time, within ten days. “If there are facts that deserve a legal assessment, the deadlines will be extended”, — he added.

The chief regional GUFSIN has noted that EPKT designed for isolation of prisoners, which is the most malicious violators of the detention regime. “This category of convicted persons, adversely affecting the bulk of the inmates, many of them support and spread the so-called thieves ‘traditions”, — said Vasilyev. According to him, the people indicated in the treatment of human rights defenders, sentenced for particularly serious crimes: terrorism, robbery, murder.

Previously the human rights portal “torture” with reference to data on the regional Public monitoring Commission reported that prisoners complain of beatings in the correctional colony. According to human rights activists beaten over 48 people. Among complained of torture is and Aslan Cherkesov, who in October 2011 was sentenced to 20 years in prison of strict regime for the murder of fans of “Spartacus” Yegor Sviridov during a brawl in Moscow, Kronstadt Boulevard. The matter was of great public interest.