20 August of 2019, Nur-Sultan
By the order of Head of state at the Coordinating Council under the chairmanship of General Prosecutor, with the participation of Secretary of Security Council - Kalmikhanbet Kassymov, the chiefs of law-enforcement agencies, and state institutions discussed the current status of legality at the criminal justice system.
Opening the meeting, Gizat Nurdauletov remarks, that in spite of measures taken at the institutions of criminal justice system
are allowed the violation of human rights of guilty parties. Due to that, the president of state made order to General Prosecutor’s Office to conduct an thorough investigation of cases of torture, and by the order of Head of state the Ministry of Internal Affairs should modernize rehabilitation center and improve the civil control.
According to the opinions of members of Coordinating Council, in order to correct the situation it is necessary to take complex of measures : which includes the following measures : instead of making use barracks for holding prisoners is necessary to shift to the prisons with separate cells, and also the medical units should be removed from the control of the administration of colony, create automatic system on making division and transferring of prisoners, installation of video-observation(CCTV) and registrars, terminals are used for making compliant and etc.
The most of measures consists of the traffic maps regarding on making reformation of state institutions of internal affairs and criminal justice system developed under the participation of Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutors would promote intensive control under the quality and the period of realization of those project documents. Due to that, General Prosecutor made order to take cruel measures upon all facts of violence regard to arrested parties, be ensure that the perpetrators of serious crimes could not evade it, and take measures under those parties who were involved in incidents of torture at the colony of Almaty region.
Nowadays, the Court are making investigation under the 23 criminal cases (investigation under the similar facts of criminal cases). Due to the outcome of Coordinating Council, in order to improve the effectiveness of investigation in legality of criminal punishments, accepted solution on creation of two specialize Prosecutor’s Offices in Almaty and East Kazakhstan Region, where colonies has 30% of prisoners.
The Press service of General Prosecutor of Republic of Kazakhstan