In the state Duma called on to do the job of the Federal penitentiary service more open

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in foobarcontroller of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia in the detention center. Archival photoIn the state Duma called on to do the job of the Federal penitentiary service more open© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Reform of the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) has matured, the work of the Ministry should be more open, says the Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Mikhail Emelyanov.

«Reform (FSIN) has escalated. Because, unfortunately, it can be assumed that such cases are many. You must do the work of the Federal penitentiary service more transparent, more open,» said Emelyanov RIA Novosti.

According to the MP, in connection with the incident in Yaroslavl colonies necessary changes in the criminal code.

«Apparently, we also need changes to the criminal code, after all such crimes involve not abuse of power, and should appear in the article of torture. Because it is torture in the most obvious,» — concluded the Deputy.

Video brutal beating of a prisoner earlier in July, he 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. After the scandal, the FSIN has organized across the country the special Commission to review all cases of violence in the colonies.

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