Orenburg Region: Black Dolphin colony prisoner escaped for the first time

Orenburg Region: Black Dolphin colony prisoner escaped for the first time

The man was convicted for robbery to 5.5 years of colony. The punishment was to expire on July 10, 2017.

The Orenburg Region police are searching for the convicted robber who managed an unprecedented escape from the penal colony of special regime Cherny Delfin (Black Dolphin) (IK-6). Serial killers, cannibals, terrorists and other dangerous criminals serve their sentences there.

Alexander Alexandrov, who was born on March 24, 1984 in the village of Medvedka of the Orenburg Region Totsky District is placed on the wanted listed. He has Russian citizenship and is registered in the house №21 on Naberezhnaya Street in Medvedka village, reports the official website of the regional management of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN).

According to the prison authorities, Alexandrov escaped on October 22 at 17:05. At that time, he was at work at the facility for the production of cinder blocks. Alexandrov was under relatively mild regime of detention. A prisoner worked at the site of the colony-settlement established at the IK-6.

It is known that Alexander Alexandrov was convicted by the Totsky District Court of the Orenburg Region on March 21, 2012. The man was found guilty under part 2 of Art. 162 (Robbery) of the Russian Criminal Code and was sentenced to 5.5 years of imprisonment. The punishment term shall be calculated from January 11, 2012 and was to expire on 10 July 2017. Distinguishing marks of the escaped convict are the following: 30-35 years old, height - 158 cm, medium build, oval face of the European type, sloping forehead, eyes are light-gray, medium thick lips, straight chin, short straight black hair. On the right leg and the left hand wrist there are scars after cuts. On the hand there is a tattoo of the letter "C".

The FKU IK-6 UFSIN of Russia's Orenburg Region is a high-security penal colony for the life-term  prisoners located in the town of Sol-Iletsk near the lake Razval. This is the largest colony of this kind in Russia. It is designed for 1,600 people, and the staff of the colony is about 900 people.

The colony got its unofficial name due to the fountain in its courtyard with a sculpture of a black dolphin. Before Alexandrov, none of the IK-6 prisoners could escape. Only in 1960, there was an attempt to make a tunnel in the industrial area, but it was "timely terminated", said the Head of the Department  for socio-psychological work with the IK-6 prisoners Pavel Prikhodko. His words were cited by the newspaper Vestnik Otradnogo.

In Black Dolphin, the prisoners are strictly isolated not only from the outside world, but also from each other. The cells contain two or four people, but there are also single cells. In one of them, serves his time the cannibal from Chuvashia Vladimir Nikolayev.

The prisoners are under constant video surveillance, the light in the cells never turns off. The convicted are taken through internal premises blindfolded: ostensibly to ensure that they do not remember the prison plan.

Every 15 minutes, the cells are checked by the security. The cell size is 4.5 square meters, according to the film by National Geographic. Moreover, the prisoners are separated from the doors and windows by massive steel bars. Thus, the cell is a cell in a cell.

"It makes no sense to rebel: you get farther from freedom", said about his time in the Black Dolphin the chemistry student Oleg Kostarev, who joined the neo-Nazi group called Spas. He was convicted for constructing a bomb and detonating it at the Cherkizovsky market in Moscow in August 2006. Then, 14 people were killed, including two children, and another 47 people were injured. IK-6 traces its history to the time of Empress Catherine II. After the uprising of Yemelyan Pugachev, the robbers were sent to the Orenburg salt mines. "Strong walls in Orenburg steppes equally faithfully served all Russian sovereigns", Vestnik Otradnogo wrote.

Perpetrators of many terrible crimes became prisoners of IK-6. Vladimir Mukhankin who called himself a disciple of Chikatilo and killed eight people got to this colony. And the convict Vadim Yershov ran away from the military unit and killed 19 people cutting their throats. Oleg Rylkov from Tolyatti raped 37 girls and brutally killed four children. Akhmed Ismailov was convicted of bombing a government building in Grozny: 83 people were killed, Criminal Ukraine reported.

The Tula programmer Ivan Ivanchenko, who killed a woman with three young children and their grandmother, was also convoyed to Black Dolphin.



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