Penitentiary Ministry denies reports on riot in N6 prison
The relatives of the prisoners held at the N6 prison in Rustavi, spent last night outside the prison after they learnt that there was riot inside the jail. The convicts` relatives said they were also told that the ministry officials sent the riot and patrol police crews to the prison. The Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance and the penitentiary department have denied the reports on disorder in prison; however, they say that the prison administration called for the patrol police crews as a preventive measure. The ministry officials abstained from more details about the reported disorder in N6 prison; neither have they confirmed the transfer of two convicts from N6 to N7 facility.
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