Convicted of rape, cut his wrists because of the bullying in the colony



In the Mordovian colony the prisoner cut his veins to get to the hospital and to avoid bullying from other prisoners. On Monday, may 13, reports “the Media”.

As has told to journalists the lawyer of the Fund “Public verdict” Alexey Laptev, Alexander Shevelev was convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to nine years in prison. In 2016 he is serving his sentence in the Mordovian IK-1 in the village of Sosnovka. There, according to the defender, on him began to mock other prisoners to beat and extort money.

A month ago, says the lawyer, Shevelev was stabbed in the chest and was hospitalized for a week in a prison hospital, after which he returned to prison and placed in solitary confinement. There he was visited by other prisoners with the requirement not to testify against her attacker, in response Savelev cut his wrists.

Human rights activists have appealed to the European court of human rights (ECHR) with the request to oblige the Russian authorities to transfer the prisoner to another colony.

In turn, the source “” in law enforcement bodies noted that this prisoner cut his veins because of the bullying, and in order to achieve a legitimate opportunity not to go to the production area in the colony. It consists on two counts as prone to self-mutilation and violation of sexual integrity of other detainees, 84 have documented violations of the regime. Four convicted prisoner currently serving a sentence for rape.

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