In the state Duma proposed to introduce mandatory video recording of use of force in jail

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in foobarcontroller of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia. Archival photoIn the state Duma proposed to introduce mandatory video recording of use of force in jail© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

State Duma Deputy from the Communist party Sergei Shargunov plans before the end of the year to contribute to the lower house of the Parliament a bill on the mandatory use of DVRs by prison staff when applying specter in prisons.

«The essence (of the bill) is that it was the mandatory use of recorders in those situations where prison staff in prisons use force, so to speak, because now it’s all completely arbitrary,» said Shargunov RIA Novosti. The politician said that it plans to introduce the initiative to the lower house of Parliament until the New year.

The MP explained that, under current rules, «the use of physical force and special means is recorded subject to availability». «The essence of my proposal to the phrase about the ability to remove and require everywhere in the FPS to record the use of force and special means», he added.

The MP recalled the situation in correctional colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl, which, according to him, became known as one of participants of incident «forgot to turn off the DVR».

In July «the New newspaper» published submitted by the Foundation «Public verdict» video beating a prisoner Evgeny Makarov. According to her, the incident occurred in June 2017 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.

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