The state Duma will discuss a simplified diagram of the monitor suspects in jail

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in photosangelina insulator. Archival photoThe state Duma will discuss a simplified diagram of the monitor suspects in jail© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Suspects and accused of crimes who are in detention centers will be able to get the right to call and visit with close relatives under the simplified scheme, said «the parliamentary newspaper» the author of the bill Senator Andrey Kutepov.

Now prisoners have a right to a phone call on the basis of a written application to the head of the correctional institution, this right is not conditional on the consent of the management. At the same time, the accused or the suspect to get the right to call or visit with close, should write a letter to the investigator or to the court — who can act on their own, as determining the grounds for refusal value not established. The resulting failure of the investigating authority, it is almost impossible to challenge in the courts, the newspaper writes.

«The bill proposes to exclude permissive exercise of the right of suspects and accused persons to telephone conversations and Dating, but only in respect of special category of persons – namely, relatives,» said Kutepov.

He stressed that «the implementation of the suspects and the accused under Federal law of rights on a phone conversation and a date is placed in absolute dependence on the discretion of the person or authority in the production of which is a criminal case, which is unacceptable».

The Senator added that in respect of persons who are not close relatives, permits telephone calls and visits are expected to continue. Will not change and the procedure for monitoring phone calls.

The bill also increases the number of visits — up to four per month.

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