Three policemen forced detainees to confess to drug possession under torture
Two suspects were taken into custody, one managed to escape from the investigation.
In Rostov-on-Don, the ICR initiated a criminal case against three former employees of the Drug Control Department of the City Police Department No. 4, whom investigators suspected of beating detainees. The former policemen allegedly forced innocent people to sign protocols on drug possession. Two were taken into custody, one escaped. All three were fired from the bodies, RegionOnline reports.
“According to the results of the service probe, the suspects were dismissed from the internal affairs bodies due to the commission of an act, discrediting the honor and dignity of the internal affairs officers,” TASS quoted a representative of the press service of the regional MIA department as saying.
According to RT, the suspects turned the department’s cellar into a torture chamber, where the detainees were stripped naked, handcuffed and beaten with batons, and threatened with firearms. Sometimes the victim was let brought to another naked detainee and photographed for further blackmailing.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.