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30.10.2017 | A criminal case has been initiated regarding the use of violence against a prisoner and abuse of official duties by officials of penitentiary institutions

As a result of the inspections carried out in the penitentiary institution "Hospital for Convicts" of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia by the Department of Supervision over Legality of Penalties and Other Means of Compulsion of RA general prosecutor's office, cases of torture used by convicts and other detainees held in the same premises have been recorded, as well as cases where officials of penitentiary institutions were aware of these cases and did not resolve the issue in the manner prescribed by law.

 

Taking into account that there is a flagrant evidence of regular violence against convicts and detainees by other detainees, as well as signs of abuse of official duties of officials carrying out the state special service, in the the Department of Supervision over Legality of Penalties and Other Means of Compulsion of RA general prosecutor's office a criminal case has been initiated on the feautures of p. 5 p. 2 Art. 119 and p. 1 Art. 308.

 

The preliminary investigation has been transferred to the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia.

 

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