ICR: Belgorod police beat and forcibly plied detainee with alcohol
In the Belgorod region, two police officers got prosecuted for abuse of power – they have beaten and forcibly plied a detainee with alcohol.
A criminal case under item a part 3 of Art. 286 of the Russian Criminal Code (Exceeding Official Powers) has been initiated against them.
According to investigative bodies, the incident took place on November 23 last year in the Prokhorovksy district, Belgorod region. The police had invited one of the locals to the police department to hold a conversation and find out his involvement in the commission of certain crimes. As a result, the police beat him, and then, putting handcuffs on him, forcibly poured alcohol into his mouth. Thus they intended to bring the man to administrative responsibility.
According to experts, they inflicted about 50 blows to various parts of the victim's body, causing various injuries.
The two policemen have been detained; criminal cases have been initiated against them.
Despite the fact that 2 years have passed since the criminal disassembly that turned into a slaughterhouse, the exact picture of what happened at the Elements restaurant on December 14, 2015, is still uncertain. The investigation of criminal cases and a whole series of major detentions, which entailed events of that evening, continue to this day. None of those who were involved in extortion, shoot-out and the protection of criminals has not yet been convicted. The CrimeRussia reconstructs the chronicle of the events of that day on the information available in the public domain and video recordings from CCTV cameras.
In the request sent by the Dozhd TV channel, there were no documents confirming violations committed by deputy Alexey Yezubov, said Natalya Poklonskaya, the head of the State Duma's commission for the control of declarations.