In the Irkutsk region, the Commissioner for human rights, Valery Lukin, visiting one of the detention centers of the region, found that it contained a man who for 12 years is presumed to be dead. On the website of the Ombudsman says that Lukin received the complaint of citizen B. from among children-orphans, which according to documents is dead.
According to the prisoner, according to records of the Department of custody and control area services of the registry office of the Irkutsk region, he is listed as deceased June 5, 2004. “A copy of the death certificate available to the Commissioner,” reads the press release.
“B. deprived of the opportunity to exercise their rights. In particular, he can claim he owned in the past the residential area, as it was removed from the register, and today housing became the property of third parties”, – said in a statement.
As noted by “Komsomolskaya Pravda”presumed dead prisoner was brought up in an orphanage, after graduating from which he received rent. However, he was later convicted of theft. After this there was still a lot of convictions, so the “jail and the colony began for the Siberian house of the native,” the newspaper said.
When the prisoner learned that deregistered alive and has lost his home, he sounded the alarm. Now he intends to assist the citizen B. to protect the violated housing rights.
“The Commissioner sent the appeal to Prosecutor’s office of the Irkutsk region with a request for verification on this fact and taking measures for restoration of rights of applicant,” the release said.