The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine while checking in Zhytomyr penal colony No. 4 found “VIP-cameras”, the press service of the GPU.
The audit was conducted on the appeals of prisoners. All complaints filed more than 60 people.
“Living conditions, labor, treatment of prisoners do not meet the requirements of the legislation, international standards and most of the indicators can be regarded as inhuman treatment of the people,” – said the GPU.
In particular, the inspection found that prisoners were denied medical care, and employment were carried out without contracts and salaries. The room in which the prisoners were held, was in unsanitary condition.
“Against the background of these violations revealed the existence of a certain system of illegal influence on the prisoners of the group of convicts from among the worst offenders of the regime, which tried to revive the thieves ‘traditions and minimize the influence of state authorities”, – declared in Prosecutor’s office.
The majority of the “leaders” of the foreigners, and some of them don’t know enough of either Ukrainian or Russian.
“Some of them in the institution created by improved living conditions and a separate room with all amenities, individual heating, civil furniture and household appliances. This room is lockable, the keys of which were not in the administration of the institution, and one of the most inveterate violators of the regime”, established in the GPU.
No action on the part of the administration of the institution against the violators have been taken.
In addition, one of industrial premises of the colony was discovered hiding place in which were kept four knife.
“On the facts established by the employees of the corresponding Department, the Prosecutor’s office in Zhytomyr region sent the materials regarding the registration of the criminal proceedings under article 364 (abuse of office), article 263 (manufacture, possession or sale of bladed weapons) and article 366 (forgery) of the criminal code of Ukraine”, – said the GPU.
It is noted that some measures to remedy the situation have been taken during the test: a colony was taken medicines, inmates signed employment contract and 11 people from among the violators of the mode destabilizing the situation in the colony, were transferred to other institutions.