Transbaikalia: case initiated against police officers who broke detainee's spine
19-year-old Anatoly Sokolov was taken to a local hospital after an interrogation at the police station.
In the Trans-Baikal region, a criminal case is opened on the fact of the use of violence by the policemen during interrogation. This is stated by the press service of the regional management of the ICR.
Earlier media reported that 19-year-old Anatoly Sokolov, a resident of the village Tsugol of the Mogoytuysky District, was taken to the hospital after the interrogation at the police station. Doctors diagnosed him with a fracture of the 12th vertebrae and a blunt head injury.
It is noted that the criminal case was opened on the grounds of an offense under item (a), part 3 of Art. 286 of the Russian Criminal Code (Exceeding Official Powers committed by the use of violence).
The identity of the policemen, who caused serious injury to the boy during interrogation, is not yet established. The investigators carry out a set of measures to find the perpetrators. The criminal investigation continues.
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