Seven employees of jail in Zarechniy dismissed after video with tortures appeared on the Internet
Almaty. July 30. KazTAG - Seven employees of a strict regime colony LA-155/8 in Zarechniy have been dismissed after a video with tortures appeared in YouTube, said Tenizjan Dzhanibekov, first deputy chairman of the committee of the criminal-executive system of the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Kazakhstan.
"About 40 videos were posted in YouTube on July 26 including about illegal actions in the colony LA-155/8. Two of them showed the facts of violence in respect of prisoners. The files have been transferred to the prosecutor's office of the Almaty region. A commission has been established which conducted investigation. Seven employees of the colony have been dismissed," he said at the press conference.
In his words, among the dismissed employees are the head of the colony and two of his deputies.
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