On 8 October, as part of consideration of complaints, representatives of DPR Ombudsman’s Office interviewed three people, who are in custody of Donetsk Pre-Trial Detention Centre of the State Penitentiary Service of the DPR Ministry of Justice.
The remand prisoners raised issues related to lengthy consideration of criminal cases by courts of first instance and the denial of requests made before passing judgement. They also complained about matters related to pre-trial investigation by law-enforcement authorities.
Representatives of Ombudsman Office provided detailed advice on all remedies available within the current criminal procedure legislation of the DPR.
The interviewees specified that they had no complaints related to detention conditions in the remand prison.