For the first time Kazakhstan will hold the chemical castration of pedophile

© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Hinakura in fotobanka with a syringe. Archival photoFor the first time Kazakhstan will hold the chemical castration of pedophile© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Highacidity the image Bank

Organizational arrangements for carrying out the first chemical castration applied to pedophiles, conducted in the Turkestan region of Kazakhstan (in the South), told RIA Novosti in the Ministry of health.

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in April 2016 signed a large package of amendments to the legislation that were aimed at protecting the rights of the child. Part of the rules, including chemical castration, entered into force on 1 January 2018. The General Prosecutor’s office reported that a court decision the convict forced to take drugs that reduce libido. This rule can be applied to persons older than 18 years who have committed a criminal offence against sexual inviolability of minors.

According to Ministry of health of Kazakhstan on carrying out of actions for decrease of libido, which are implemented by medical organizations on the basis of a court decision, and for 2018 is allocated 9.6 million tenge (about 27 thousand dollars) from the national budget. For the procedure of chemical castration per patient per year gives an average of 125 thousand tenge (about $ 350).

«In the first eight months of 2018 received one application from the Turkestan region. According to the psycho-neurological clinic of the Turkestan region, today there are institutional arrangements for conducting chemical castration», — reported in the Ministry.

The Ministry of health of the Republic of previously developed rules of the use of chemical castration, which also took effect from the beginning of 2018. In the order of the head of the Ministry noted that «the use of coercive measures of medical character in the form of chemical castration is carried out on the basis of a court decision to prevent state of decompensation in individuals with disorders of sexual preference».