Acting on the recommendations of the NPM, the Correctional Intsistuon in Niš the improved in accordance with the standards the material conditions of the facilities for detention up to 48 hours, in the Department of detention in Pirot. Detainees will be allowed to spend time in the fresh air and to take shower, while the necessary hygienic products will be provided by the Ministry of Interior.
Pirot Police Department informed the NPM that the persons detained under the Code of Criminal Procedure will be he handed a written notice of the rights specified in Code as well as in Section 4. of the Guidelines on the treatment of the brought and detained pesrons.
Ombudsman in the framework of NPM, in July 2016, visited Pirot Police Department, in order to monitor the implementation of the recommendations addressed after the visit in 2015. On that occasion NPM visited detention facilities for up to 48 hours, in the Department of detention in Pirot - Correctional Institution in Nis.