Russian center for rehabilitation of tortured drug addicts in the American method


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Employees of management of FSB across the Saratov region found in two rehabilitation centres for alcohol and drug addicts in Saratov more than 40 people held against their will. About it “” reported in a press-management service.

“They used various methods of influencing the psyche, degrading. In particular, they were deprived of food, medicine and sleep. For failure to comply with the requirements of the rehabilitants were subjected to punishments that bordered on torture,” — said the official representative of Department.

Rehabilitation centers was implemented on the American program “the Twelve steps”, the cost amounted to 60-70 thousand rubles per month, and the average course length is six months. The staff of the centers do not have special medical education, and most of the staff are former patients of such institutions.

As reported “” in the investigation Department of the TFR in the region, criminal proceedings were instituted under article “Illegal deprivation of liberty of two or more persons a group of persons upon a preliminary collusion”.

“Rehabilitation centres have been located on site in two houses in the Volga region of Saratov, one was found about 30 in the other — about 20 people. They were deprived of the opportunity to leave the premises and could not communicate with outsiders,” said Nadezhda Voloshina, representative of the regional administration TFR.

Both the rehabilitation center was located in private houses on the street Alexei Salko (“Beginning”) and pine street (“the Decision”). The special operation was conducted on Saturday, November 17, the same day criminal proceedings were instituted. Now investigators are working with the victims and establish the identity of the organizers of these centers.

Today statements to law enforcement was filed by 40 former rehabilitants. The accused or detainees in the case at present.

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