Orenburg prison guards tortured an inmate to death and got themselves

In Orsk the court sentenced the acting head of SIZO-2 in the Orenburg region Eugene Snyder and the chief of operations of the center Vitaly Simonenko, who beat to death 24-year-old convict. On Wednesday, March 21, announced press service of the regional Department of the Investigative Committee.

the Jailer was convicted of abuse of office. Schneider received a two-year General regime colony, Symonenko — four years. Both are also denied the right to work in system FSIN.

“We believe the sentence is soft. In our view, the court did not consider the degree of social danger of the acts of the convicts, nor their behavior after the crime,” — commented the lawyer of the “Committee against torture” Vyacheslav Dyundin.

According to the “Committee against torture”, the defendants used violence against three convicts, one of them, Vladimir Tkachuk, died. As has established a consequence, on 5 September 2013 the prisoner Tkachuk was taken to hospital from Orsk detention facility with injuries. Initially, the staff of the center, said that head trauma he received in the accident.