Prosecutor’s office investigates teenagers obtaining injuries in a prison in Odessa and Chernihiv regions

Прокуратура расследует получение подростками телесных повреждений в СИЗО Одесской и Черниговской областей

The Prosecutor’s office is investigating the injury of 7 juvenile prisoners during July-August, 2018. In connection with the beating of representatives of the Department of juvenile justice, the GPU carried out the visits to Odessa and Chernigov region and together with regional Prosecutor’s offices inspected the prison, which took place such facts. This was reported by press Secretary of the Prosecutor General Andrei Lysenko on Facebook.

On the facts of the minors detained in detention centers injuries started criminal proceedings.

During the visit, a meeting was held with juveniles who are in detention centers, checked the conditions of their stay, as well as carrying out with them socially-psychological and pedagogical assistance and the like.

It is established that in the Odessa Agency of execution of punishments № 21 are not provided appropriate protection, treatment and conditions of detention are not created adequate sanitary facilities, medical services for detained adolescents. Weakened oversight of those persons and individual-preventive work with them.

The audit identified prohibited items and uncommitted tattoo a minor. To eliminate violations of the law 15.08.2018 the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine submitted instructions to the head of the institution, as well as initiated an internal investigation on the above facts.

On the facts of receiving minor injuries Malinowski OP GUNP in Odessa oblast and Chernihiv OP GUNP in Chernihiv region information has been entered in ERDR on signs of the criminal offenses provided by part 1 of article 120 and article 128 of the criminal code of Ukraine. Pre-judicial investigation proceeds.

Earlier, the Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova said that while checking in the orphanage g. Rozhische, Volyn region. ten children found traces of beatings and blood on the clothes, and three more children claimed sexual harassment by the management of the institution. The Prosecutor’s office already brought criminal case and began investigations. The head of the shelter was removed from office.

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