The Odesa prison, where this Monday was a rebellion, was sealed. This was reported in the Administration of the State Criminal Execution Service of Ukraine.

“May 31, 2019 in the Administration of the State Penitentiary  Service of Ukraine, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Justice Chernyshova, a meeting of the commission for the optimization of detention centers, penitentiary institutions was held”.

According to the published information, 449 convicts are held in the colony, which is only 45% of the planned number, which gives grounds for the decision to seal the institution.

In addition, during the rebellion, checkpoints, administrative building, operational building room, department of social and educational and psychological work with convicts, the department of supervision and security were damaged. In addition a bath and laundry facilities, a shop and a room of the intensified control station are in a poor quality.

“Given this, the members of the commission unanimously decided to optimize the activities of the state institution ‘Southern Correctional Colony (No. 51)’ by sealing it,” was stated in the department.

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