After the intervention of the Ombudsman in Moscow SIZO “Lefortovo” will hold the hot water

The SIZO “Lefortovo”

In the Metropolitan remand prison “Lefortovo” will be hot water after the intervention of the Commissioner for human rights in Moscow Tatyana Putevoy. About the Ombudsman told reporters on Tuesday, September 26, reports TASS.

“In this year’s budget includes funds”, she said. The Ombudsman asked for help with the solution of the problem to the Director of the Federal penitentiary service Gennady Kornienko.

Potyaeva also reported that the number of suicides in a Moscow jail since early January decreased by three times compared to the same period last year. All we are talking about two cases. Such episodes, according to the Ombudsman, you could have avoided in the presence of a video surveillance system.

In December 2016 the Concept of the Federal target program “Development of the penal system (2017-2025)”. According to the document, currently in jail some regions are overpopulated by more than 50 percent. In 22 subjects with early 2017 conditions of detention do not correspond to legal norms.

To change the situation in the country will build 10 new prisons on 9850 beds, 14 operating buildings at 3237 places, as well as rekonstruiruet four towers 425.