Tyva: nine prisoners escape from pre-trial detention center 

Tyva: nine prisoners escape from pre-trial detention center

The MIA is conducting a service check.

In the Republic of Tyva, the police are looking for the prisoners, who have broken free from a temporary containment cell at the Barun-Khemchiksky MIA department. This is reported by the Republic’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The police from the neighboring Khakasia and the Krasnoyarsk region have joined the search. No details of the escape are disclosed. However, it is known that the prisoners have fled by using force against a police officer.

“As a result of the break-out, an officer on duty has got injured,” the message says.

Apart from field investigation measures, a service check has been appointed. The MIA of Tyva are establishing the circumstances of the break-out.

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