Chief of penal colony No. 10 in Tatarstan sentenced to 50.000-ruble fine
Former Chief of Mendeleev Penal Colony No.10, Lieutenant Colonel of internal service Ramil Notfullin has been convicted in the Republic of Tatarstan.
As the regional prosecutor's office has reported, the court found Notfullin guilty of abuse of authority in accordance with part 1 of Art. 285 of the Russian Criminal Code.
According to case materials, in 2015, Notfullin prevented the account and registration of the escape of one of the persons convicted. As Kommersant reports, The officer committed the offense not to worsen the performance of the correctional institution.
July 22, 2014, during rounds, prison guards noticed the absence of one of the convicts serving his sentence in the penal colony. The escape was immediately reported to the colony's control room, but Notfullin ordered not to register the incident in the log.
The Nizhnekamsk prosecutor's office for the supervision of observance of laws in prisons has supported the state prosecution, which asked a two-year suspended sentence for the accused. However, the court confined to sentencing Notfullin to a fine of 50 thousand rubles in state revenue.
The former FPSR lieutenant colonel (41-year-old officer has already retired) does not plead guilty.
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