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

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

Detained the eighth figurant of criminal case about tortures in the Yaroslavl prison, the court addressed the issue of his arrest, told RIA Novosti on Saturday, the press Secretary of the Yaroslavl regional court Natalia Sarbanov.

«This morning in Zavolzhsky district court received the petition for arrest of the defendant in the eighth. This is Junior inspector of Department of safety of the colony Ruslan Flowers. Currently there is a court session on election to it measures of restraint», — said Carbonova.

Earlier in the case were arrested six defendants, one placed under house arrest.

Earlier media has published video of the brutal beating of a prisoner. According to their information, 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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