Investigative Committee initiates criminal case upon death of detainee in Krasnoyarsk police dept
A 44-year-old man died of a blunt abdominal trauma. Not long before his death, he was detained on suspicion of drug trafficking.
Management of the Investigative Committee in the Krasnoyarsk Territory initiated a criminal case under part 4 of Art. 111 of the Criminal Code (Deliberate Infliction of Grievous Bodily Harm, resulting in death) after the death of a detainee in one of the regional police departments. Mediazona reports this.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the region, an accident occurred in the Berezovsky police department. Earlier convicted 44-year-old man, arrested with the support of the Special Forces GROM on suspicion of selling drugs, was taken there. After a short time, he passed away.
The examination found that the cause of death was a blunt trauma to the abdomen. The police said that the detainee became ill shortly after arriving at the police station. An ambulance was called, but he died, despite attempts to revive him.
The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Krasnoyarsk Territory conducts an official check of the police department. Actions of policemen will be checked in accordance with current legislation.
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