Drunken Bryansk police major puts teenager in coma
The family of the 17-year-old university student are raising money for treatment.
In the Bryansk village of Lokot, Police Major Denis Terekhov, who temporarily acted as the department head, was drunk when he beat Ivan Vakhrushin, a 17-year-old student of the Brasov Industrial and Economic College. The boy fell into a coma and is in the Bryansk regional hospital at the moment; and the policeman was fired and charged, according to Russia 1.
“Major Terekhov first started bugging to Ivan at the table, suggested that they go outside to “talk.” Vanya left alone but one of his friends went after him. The policeman was not alone either. He talked to Vanya and they even shook hands. But then the policeman’s friend turned to Ivan’s friend, apparently distracting him, and at that moment Terekhov hits Vanya. He hits his head on a step,” one of the witnesses was quoted by Bryansk News as saying.
The regional office of the Investigative Committee initiated a criminal case on intentional infliction of grievous bodily harm (part 1 of Art. 111 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to investigators, on the evening of August 13, the deputy head of the Brasovsky police department "was drunk in a cafe in the village of Lokot, where he beat a 17-year-old customer during an argument."
According to Vakhrushin’s relatives, they were offered to hush the thing up for money, saying that the ex-policeman had two children, so the victim should feel sorry for him. Meanwhile, Vakhrushin may not make it, doctors say. His condition has worsened.