The Ombudsman: 17 officers colony in Yaroslavl suspended due to videos of torture
YAROSLAVL, July 22. /TASS/ — According to Sergey Baburkina, in the same correctional facility is now carried out large-scale public Prosecutor’s check.
17 employees of the Yaroslavl colony No. 1, where, according to media reports, in the summer of 2017 there was a beating of a prisoner who is removed from duty. About this TASS said the Commissioner for human rights in the Yaroslavl region Sergey Baburkin.
“17 of prison staff suspended from duty, he said. — They are located in Yaroslavl, all local.”
Material about the beating of a prisoner in the Yaroslavl colonies appeared on the website of “Novaya Gazeta”. The text was accompanied by a 10-minute video, which was provided by lawyers of the Fund “Public verdict”.
The footage shows how people in the form of prison staff beat and insult the man. According to lawyers, is a prisoner Evgeny Makarov.
Baburkin noted that now in the colony are numerous representatives of the Federal penitentiary service of Moscow and the regional officer of the Ministry. The review is conducted by the Prosecutor’s office of Yaroslavl region. According Baburkina, now prosecutors are conducting a massive survey of prisoners.