MOSCOW, 8 Feb – RIA Novosti. New criminal cases were opened after checks by the Federal Penitentiary Service commission in the Irkutsk region, the press service of the department reports.
Since January 18, the organization of work on the observance of human rights in the institutions of the GUFSIN of Russia in the Irkutsk region is being checked.
“Deputy Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Anatoly Yakunin arrived in the Irkutsk region to coordinate the work of the commission. Today Yakunin heard reports from the members of the commission, and also checked the work of SIZO-1 and IK-6. criminal cases, suspected of committing crimes were identified and detained, “the message says.
It is noted that the fact of illegal actions of individual employees of IK-6 and possible illegal acts of a sexual nature on the part of convicts against another convict was revealed. Thanks to additional verification measures carried out by the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, the suspects in the commission of this crime were identified and detained. A criminal case was initiated against two employees of the operational department of IK-6.
On the basis of video materials posted on the Internet, the investigators opened a criminal case against unidentified persons detained in IK-15, SIZO-1, SIZO-6, “for causing physical suffering through systematic beatings, with the use of torture, and a criminal case for the fact of exceeding official powers by unidentified officials of the GUFSIN of Russia in the Irkutsk region “.
Earlier, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case in connection with the incident in SIZO-1 of Irkutsk. The sister of the convict O. from Tuva, who was in the remand prison, turned to human rights defenders for help. She said that her brother was tortured and disabled. The regional GUFSIN denied the information, referring to the fact that O. became a victim of a conflict with inmates.
It was also reported that during the inspection of the observance of human rights in the institutions of the GUFSIN in the Irkutsk region, the heads of IK-6 and SIZO-1 were suspended from work. In correctional colony No. 6, located in Irkutsk, the fact of “illegal acts of a sexual nature on the part of convicts against convict B.” was revealed, who was hospitalized in the regional hospital.