Two victims in case of Ilnaz Pirkin committed suicide because of tortures in police dept
The Investigative Committee recognized the owner of the car from which Pirkin allegedly stole a radio tape recorder, and also his friend as victims. According to the investigators, they were forced to slander Pirkin by beatings.
The Investigative Committee Directorate of the Republic of Tatarstan recognized two residents of Nizhnekamsk as victims within the case initiated after the suicide of Ilnaz Pirkin who was suspected of automobile thefts. Realnoye Vremya reports about it.
The investigation believes that on October 25 at 5pm owner of the car from which Pirkin allegedly stole the radio tape recorder and also his friend were brought to the Department of Internal Affairs across Nizhnekamsk. The victims were held there till 13 o'clock on October 26, they were beaten and forced to admit “commission of crimes against Ilnaz Pirkin which they did not commit”. Beatings were recorded at both men.
Earlier it was reported that according to sources in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tatarstan, participants of an organized criminal group took Pirkin into woods and beat him up, they decided to “punish” him for theft from a “good person”. In his last video, the young man says that those were police officers, who then continued tortures in the building of the Department of Internal Affairs.
A criminal case over official power abuse by the staff of the Nizhnekamsk Department of Internal Affairs was brought on October 24. Nail Mindubayev, Gadel Rakhimov and Igor Filinov who were arrested on October 27 became its defendants. The key proof on the case – video, which was recorded by Ilnaz Pirkin before committing suicide on October 19.
After the inspection which was carried out in Nizhnekamsk, the Prosecutor's Office demanded to initiate three more criminal cases over official power abuse and concealments of crimes.
TV broadcaster Dmitry Guberniev reported that on December 12, law enforcement officers came to the hotel where members of the Russian national team were settled in before the start of the second stage of the World Championship.