Ufa rape victim coworkers act like nothing happened
The Inquiry Department considers the incident an off-limit topic.
The alleged witness of the rape of the 23-year-old interrogator refused to talk to journalists having only made general remarks, Komsomolskaya Pravda said. The Inquiry Department considers the incident an off-limit topic.
“We all worry about her. After all, she worked... even still works with us. It’s an unpleasant situation,” said the colleague of the rape victim, who, according to some sources, was there when it all happened. She refused to disclose any details of the incident.
Earlier, the lawyer of one of the defendants, Pavel Yaromchuk, who had been the head of the migration department for the Ufa district, stated that the victim refused to take a polygraph test. According to the attorney, the defense filed a petition to have a polygraph interrogation of both Yaromchuk and the woman.
Yesterday, those involved in the rape case were charged with rape (item (a), part 2 of Art. 131) and sexual assault (item (a), part 2 of Art. 132).
According to the investigators, on the night of October 29-30, police officers, who were drinking alcohol in their office, summoned their female subordinate, 23, assaulted her and raped her. She pressed charges the next day. All the policemen were dismissed for an act tarnishing the reputation of a law enforcement officer. Forensic examination confirmed that the victim had been raped. The Kirovsky District Court placed the former police officers in custody for two months, until December 31, 2018.
Ekaterina Shakurova, commander of the guard of Chelyabinsk Correctional Facility No. 5, addressed the Investigative Committee chairperson and the Federal Penitential Service director asking to punish her abusers after the charges had been dropped.