In the Yaroslavl colony beaten prisoner asked about the reduction of the period

© RIA Novosti / Tabyldy to Kadyrbekovna in fotomontagen in a penal colony. Archival photoIn the Yaroslavl colony beaten prisoner asked about the reduction of the period© RIA Novosti / Tabyldy to Kadyrbekovna the image Bank

Brutally beaten in Yaroslavl colony Evgeny Makarov seeks reduction of his sentence taking into account recently published of the law, told RIA Novosti the Commissioner for human rights in the Yaroslavl region Sergey Baburkin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 4 July signed the law, which stipulates that one day of detention in jail is counted as one day in prison and correctional colonies of strict regime and special, with punishment serving in a corrective colony of General regime and educational colony for a day and a half, and when punishment serving in a colony-settlement for two days.

«He filed a petition to the court that during his stay in the remand prison in 2012, was credited in the term of his punishment by the recently released the law», — said Baburkin.

According to him, Makarov needs to be released October 22.

«He’s seven months already spent in custody, so if the law is applied to it, it is possible to recalculate the term,» — said the Ombudsman.

Video brutal beating of a prisoner last week published «Novaya Gazeta». According to her, the incident occurred in June last year in penal colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl. The Federal penitentiary service later confirmed the time and place of events recorded in the video. Criminal case about excess of powers of office, all members of the stage set. It was reported about the dismissal of 17 employees of a colony. At the moment we know about the seven detainees, six of them were arrested.

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