In Yaroslavl have arrested an eighth person involved in the case about tortures in the penal colony

© RIA Novosti / Oleg Smysloviye in fotoreceptori leaves the gate checkpoint correctional colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl. Archival photoIn Yaroslavl have arrested an eighth person involved in the case about tortures in the penal colony© RIA Novosti / Oleg Smysloviye the image Bank

Zavolzhsky district court of Yaroslavl on Saturday decided to detain the eighth defendant in the case about tortures in the Yaroslavl colony – Ruslan Tsvetkov, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of regional court Natalia Sarbanov.

Currently, in the case where eight suspects. Six of them were taken into custody, one placed under house arrest. About the arrest of an eighth person involved – the Junior inspector of Department of security penal colony No. 1 Ruslan Tsvetkov became known Saturday morning.

«The court chose a measure of restraint in the form of detention until 20 September», — said Carbonova.

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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