Convict with mental health disorders violated in Nubarashen prison
Ombudsman of the Republic of Armenia has reported in the special letter addressed to the Special Investigation Service of Armenia that the convict of “Nubarashen” prison has submitted an application confirming that on April 18 and 20 2015 the workers of the above mentioned prison have beaten him as a result of which he received major head injuries. The information is reported on the web page of Special Investigation Service of Armenia.
In the application the prisoner, who had mental disorders and was adjudged partially guilty, informed that on April 18 2015 about 22:00 o’clock the doctor neuropsychiatrist of the above mentioned prison together with other workers have taken him to a separate room, swore, pushed him, pulled him down the ground, beat him and injected drugs against his will. Moreover on April 21 2015 the workers of the above mentioned prison have committed physical violence against him.
On the basis of the part 2 of the Article 309 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia in the Special Investigation Service of Armenia criminal trial has been initiated.
Notification. Everyone charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty by the court judgment of the Republic of Armenia lawfully entered into force as prescribed by law.