Surgut policeman beat and tortured detainees with stun gun
The Surgut Department of Internal Affairs’ assistant of officer on duty was arrested.
The Investigation Department of the ICR in Khanty-Mansiysk District is investigating a criminal case of beating and torturing in the police department of Surgut.
According to investigators, August 9, 2016, the Surgut Ministry of Internal Affairs Department’s assistant on duty beat two administrative detainees in the police department. Victims had suffered injuries of varying severity.
In addition, the investigation revealed that on the same day two other men, who were also arrested for administrative offenses, were injured by this policeman. One of the male the police officer tortured with the stun gun.
The ICR said that the assistant officer on duty was dismissed from the Surgut Ministry of Internal Affairs Department for the commitment of the offense, defaming the honor and dignity of a police officer. Against the policeman opened a criminal case on charges of committing crimes under item (a), part 3 of Article 286 of the Criminal Code (Abuse of Official Powers committed with application of violence or with threat of its use).
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