In the regions will create a Commission of the Federal penitentiary service for the verification of complaints of torture of prisoners
Moscow. July 24. INTERFAX.RU — the head of the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) Gennady Korniyenko gave the instruction after a case of torture of a prisoner in the Yaroslavl colony to create a regional Commission on consideration of statements about such facts, reported the press office of the Ministry.
“In accordance with the decision of the Director of the Federal penitentiary service in the near future in each territorial authority will set up a Commission for the inspection of all applications by staff of UIS (the Penal system — if) physical force and special means during the past year, as well as performance management in punishment cells, the premises of chamber type, uniform premises of chamber type and strict regime (SHIZO, PKT, EPKT, WM)”, — stated in the message the press office admitted on Tuesday to “Interfax”.
It notes that “personal responsibility for high-quality and unbiased events will be borne by the head of territorial body”.
“Identification of abuse of authority by prison personnel every case will be given corresponding legal assessment and in respect of the perpetrators, adopted strict disciplinary measures, including dismissal,” — said in a press release.
In addition, the press Bureau, July 31, is scheduled to hold a meeting in mode of videoconference with participation of the management, personnel of territorial bodies of the FSIN and the public, “which will be discussed problematic issues related to the performance of official duties by employees of the penal system.”
Last week, “Novaya Gazeta” has published a video of the torture of a prisoner Evgeniya Makarova in the Yaroslavl prison. On the record 18, prison conditions, torture him, fettered with handcuffs. Caught on video, the incident occurred June 29, 2017.
The publication caused a public outcry. In the case about the beating of detained six employees of the regional FPS.