Investigative Committee of Russia acknowledged use of physical force against Ildar Dadin legal
Investigative Committee in Karelia completed pre-investigation check in connection with messages on illegal actions concerning Ildar Dadin who serves sentence in the Segezha colony No. 7.
As Investigative Committee in Karelia reports, the convict himself declared that employees and heads of the colony beat him, illegally placed in the penal isolation center (PIC) and threw to him banned items.
Investigative Committee studied all arguments of the convict during the pre-investigation check and did not find confirmation to his words. In particular, according to check, at arriving to the colony in personal belongings of Dadin two shaving edges were found, they are related to forbidden items.
“Statements of the convict, telling that the edges were planted to him by staff of the colony, were not proved, they are confuted by collected materials, including a video which was recorded during examination”, the ICR notes.
After edges were found at Dadin, he was put to PIC for 15 days. Investigative Committee did not find confirmations to the fact that at this time the activist was beaten.
However, it is established that specifics in the form of handcuffs and a physical force were not applied to the convict. According to ICR, it happened when the convict refused to go out of the camera during its search and also during medical examination. It was recorded.
Also investigating officers established that the man was brought to disciplinary responsibility in colony six times. The investigators considered conditions of detention of the convict conforming to requirements for such organizations.
The ICR has reported on solving the murder of Ilya Pichko, who had been due to testify in the high-profile case of smuggling at the hearing on December 18. The search for the head of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya began after he failed to appear at the hearing scheduled for December 11.