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Tomsk Commissioner defended rights of convicted people

12 April 2018

In autumn 2018, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova received complaints from convicted K. about overpriced products in stores at the detention center.

Familiarized with the submitted materials, Elena Kartashova sent a request to the Department of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the region.

According to received answer, signs of violation of competition law were revealed in actions of FSUE «Main industrial construction management» of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, carrying out the implementation of food and non-food items in stores, located in the territories of the Penal correction system of the Tomsk Region.

With regard to FSUE «Main industrial construction management» of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, a case was initiated on the grounds of violation of part 1, article 10 of the Federal Law «On protection of competition», the commission ordered to reduce the prices of products to the level of non-increasing average prices in the retail chains of Tomsk.

Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tomsk Region

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