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PERM, February 28 (Itar-Tass) —— The former officers of a penitentiary in the Perm Territory were convicted for abuse of power, a source in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Perm Territory told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
The former deputy chief of the penitentiary department number 33 of the Perm territorial branch of the Federal Penitentiary Service, Major of the Interior Service Yuri Kirillov and chief of the security department of the penitentiary Senior Lieutenant Rasul Magomedov were found guilty for abuse of power with the use of violence, weapons and special means and causing a heavy bodily damage.
“The detectives found that the former deputy chief of the penitentiary and the chief of the security department were beating a convict overnight on April 5, after that Yuri Kirillov gave instructions to bring the convict in a cold yard for walking. As a result the convict underwent an amputation of the fingers on the left leg after the frostbites on both footsteps. Meanwhile, Rasul Magomedov beat another convict on March 23, 2011 that resulted in the ruptured spleen, which was removed later,” the source said.
The Cherdynsky District Court in the Perm Territory sentenced Kirillov and Magomedov to 3.5 and 4.5 years in a general security penitentiary, respectively. They were also deprived of the managerial posts in the penitentiary system for three years.