June 4, 2020, 8:37
AKIPRESS.COM - The riot occurred in the remand prison in Atyrau on June 2. It was suppressed, zakon.kz reported. The Penitentiary Committee said five prisoners violated incarceration rules and called others held in the remand prison for disorders.
The five rioters were taken to the punishment cell.
Representatives of the procuratorial authorities, torture prevention agency are interviewing the prisoners.
The investigation was launched into disobeying lawful demands of prison administration. The situation is reportedly stable in the remand prison now.
The Penitentiary Committee said those who call for disorders serve terms for such grave crimes as murder, deliberate health harming, large-scale theft.