At the Commission meeting on optimization of detention facilities, it was decided to conserve South penal colony № 51, where there was a revolt of the convicts, the press-service of administration of the State criminal-Executive service of Ukraine.

“31.05.2019 in the administration of the State criminal-Executive service of Ukraine under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine D. V. Chernyshev held a meeting of the Commission on optimization of remand centres, penal institutions and enterprises of penal institutions. During the meeting they discussed the issues of optimization of activity of state institution of the southern penal colony (No. 51) by conservation. Now the institution actually holds 449 convicts, accounting for 45% of the planned filling and gives grounds for making a decision on the preservation of this institution”, – is spoken in the message on the official website of the Ministry on the social network Facebook on Friday.

The decision to optimize the activity of the state institutions of the southern penal colony (No. 51) the method of conservation was adopted unanimously.

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