Security committees have been set up against riots in prisons.
February 25, 2021 – 11:06 PM
The agency stated that more than 200 people deprived of their freedom were held in prisons where murders were recorded in the past hours, and were transferred to other prisons in the country.
On this Thursday night 25, several buses left Guayaquil Provincial Prison with handcuffed inmates to take them to other prisons.
It was pointed out that in the provinces of Cotopaxi, Guayas and Azway, security committees coordinated between the provinces, the armed forces, the national police, the Ministry of Government and the Iraqi National Institute have been integrated, with the aim of restoring order in the prisons of these judicial authorities, as 79 inmates have been reported killed since Tuesday 23.
Prevention measures have been strengthened in other governorate prisons.
In a statement issued after 10:30 pm on Thursday the 25th, the agency indicated that repairs to the prison infrastructure in which riots were recorded, to avoid new clashes.
It has also been reported that Fernando Sanchez Cobo has been appointed as Technical Deputy Director of Social Rehabilitation. With this, the authorities aspire to find short-term solutions to the serious problems of the country’s prison system. (I am)