More than 55 convicts to be covered by probation control since 2015

Date: 14:32, 20-10-2014.

Astana. October 20. KazTAG - The size of population covered by probation control in Kazakhstan will increase to 55 000 since 2015, said Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, Minister of Internal Affairs.
"Since new year the list of people to be covered by probation control will be replenished by such categories as early release on parole, people sentenced custodial restraint under administrative surveillance," he said.
"It will cause increase of people registered in the probation service by 2.5 times or to 55 000. The probation service will not only control the behavior of convicts, its functions will include provision of various legal and social aid in the form of employment provision, education, getting profession, treatment, provision of legal, psychological and other aid," he said.
He reminded 2.4 bln tenge have been allocated for electronic tracking systems.

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