Sunday, March 26, 2023

Cereso 1 holds 760 more prisoners

Currently, there are 2,654 people deprived of their liberty in Aquiles Cerdón Prison No. 1, while the penitentiary has a capacity of 1,894, meaning there are 760 more inmates, according to reports from the state’s penitentiary system itself.

The state commission for human rights (CEDH) in a prison diagnosis presented last month pointed out that the condition creates a state of ungovernability, in addition to violating personal integrity and dignified migration.

Regarding Cereso de Aquiles Serdán, the CEDH, in its 2022 diagnosis, gave a general rating of 6.8 and warned that the security and custody personnel were inadequate, in addition to the fact that it lacked the necessary equipment and various illegal acts during the year Has happened .

The human rights organization’s report also points to red flags in terms of overpopulation, overcrowding, occupancy rates as well as prevention and care of violent incidents, where fights, murders and suicides were recorded.

In view of this, Secretary General of Government Santiago de la Peña Grajeda said that the delivery-receipt process of the state prisons is currently in progress by the Secretary of Public Security (SSPE) and once it is finished, the needs of each reintegration center , as well as monitoring staff is required.

The official remarked that the penal system has a budget of 800 million pesos for this year and will meet the needs that exist and have been detected. Whereas in 2022, the state prison centers for men, women and juveniles received a total budget of 427 crore 240 thousand 781 pesos.

As part of the delivery-reception process of Cereso No.3 in Ciudad Juárez, SSPE conducted an operation inside the facilities where more than 2,800 prohibited items were seized, including wooden furniture, refrigerators, washing machines, air conditioning systems , Heater included. , fans and even a mechanical bull, which was destroyed last Monday.

The Secretary of the Government explained that they plan to take this type of action in the rest of Ceres, with the aim of guaranteeing the conditions of governance within them and with it maintaining control to avoid situations like before. In January, with the escape of 30 inmates from the Juárez prison, which led to the death of ten custodians.

He added that, based on the analysis carried out, the SSPE will determine the requirements of each center in terms of the number of custodial personnel needed for them and from there define whether it is necessary to employ more elements to guarantee the security of the centers or No. Reinvestment.

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