SK will check allegations of torture in a penal colony in Omsk

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Investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across the Omsk region will check published in the media about the torture of prisoners in penal colony №3 in Omsk, have informed RIA Novosti the representative of the office.

On Monday, the «Novaya Gazeta» the article reported facts of torture of prisoners in Omsk IK-3 from both staff and collaborating with the administration of prisoners. According to the newspaper, several people released this year from prison, said about torture in SUS’k of the Omsk region.

«Information will be verified. Employees have already received the order of the management», — said the Agency interlocutor, adding that, perhaps, of any results of this review will speak at the end of the week.

The Chairman of the Public oversight Commission (POC) of the Omsk region Natalia Bugrova reported RIA Novosti, the representative of the Commission visited penal colony No. 3 regularly, and signals of abuse had been received from detainees.

The Chairman of the PMC also reported that two weeks ago the colony was visited by two members of the Commission, held a full crawl of the institution with visits to all units. During the visit she conducted group and individual interviews with prisoners. «That is the colony checked recently,» said Bugrov, adding that while not familiar with the data media about mistreatment in prison.

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