231 Prisoners Detained in Corrective Institution #9 in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 12 January 2007 17:01

On January 12, the representatives of the Public Committee for Control in Penal Service held the next monitoring in the correctional institution #9 of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Justice.

The representatives of the Committee got familiarized with the detention conditions of the prisoners, inspected the food, cells, medical points, etc., Trend reports. During monitoring 6 prisoners were questioned. They mentioned the absence of the torture in the prison.

According to the information obtained from the Committee, 231 people, especially former employees of the law-enforcement bodies, are detained in the institution. The prisoners have been placed in three kinds of corpuses вЂ" general regime, medium and high security.