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Electronic bracelets to be used for house arrest

The cabinet approved the use of electronic bracelets and other devices to monitor people under house arrest January 7, and the Ministry of Justice plans to launch a pilot project of electronic monitoring July 1.

The cabinet approved the use of electronic bracelets and other devices to monitor people under house arrest January 7, and the Ministry of Justice plans to launch a pilot project of electronic monitoring July 1.

In the trial period, volunteers from the Police Academy and a university will be subject to electronic monitoring, but also convicts who are serving time in open-type correctional institutions, Justice Minister Tomáš Borec told Pravda daily.

(Source: Pravda)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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