Almost all the prisoners in the juvenile penal colony smoke and consume naswar. The head of the medical department, Nazgul Soltobekova, stated at the meeting of the coordination council on reforming the penal system.
According to her, because of this, the teenagers have problems with the liver and biliary tract.
«Everyone has changes in the liver and the biliary tract. Gastritis is quite common. The age of the examined patients is 16-17 years. In general, there are 22 people in the colony,» Nazgul Soltobekova told.