In a hall of board of the Nikolaev REGIONAL REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS took place a press - the conference dated for Day of support of victims of tortures (on June 26), approved by the UN in 1997.
Questions of journalists were answered by the Assistant Secretary of internal affairs in the Nikolaev area Sergey Shvets and the deputy chief of REGIONAL REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS Vladimir Kuzmenko.
As Sergey Shvets reported, past year in area two criminal cases concerning the police officers who have permitted to inhumane actions concerning detained citizens are brought. In total to trial it is brought seven Nikolaev militiamen who have made interrogations "with addiction" in Factory and Central regional departments. Sergey Petrovich waited a little with details as judicial proceedings proceed.
In law enforcement agencies some more complaints in which it was reported about ill treatment of inhabitants of area from people in a militia form arrived. However, the prosecutor's office refused initiation of criminal cases.
According to Sergey Shvets, at Nikolaevsk the REGIONAL REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS acts public council concerning ensuring human rights into which militiamen and representatives of public organizations enter. His cochairmen are the chief of REGIONAL REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS colonel Vladimir Uvarov and the representative of All-Ukrainian public organization "Anti-criminal Choice" Igor Pronin. This council forms mobile crews which have the right without the prevention to appear suddenly in any militia division and to examine places of the maintenance of detainees. Past year in area 15 such checks took place. The main revealed violations - not completeness of medical first-aid kits in IVS, an insufficient kvartsevaniye of cameras (it is necessary for tuberculosis prevention), lack of fluorographic inspection of detainees, weak knowledge police officers of regulatory base about human rights. Two facts of illegal detention of citizens whom "pickled" in militia offices more long than the term permitted by the law are also elicited.
Sergey Shvets noted that every Monday he carries out a reception of citizens from 14.00 till 15.00 in an office building the Organized Crime Control Department of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on Spasskaya Street, 12.People, victims of a militia arbitrariness, can personally report to it about the sore.