Investigators Khabarovsk opened a criminal case against the officer who tortured a detainee. According to the injured young man, a policeman hit him with a Taser gun.

On Wednesday against a security officer, a suspect in a crime, was a criminal case under paragraph “a” part 3 article 286 of the criminal code (“Committing violent official action is clearly beyond its powers and have entailed essential infringement and legitimate interests of citizens, legally protected interests of society”), reports the official website of the regional Prosecutor’s office. A police officer faces a sentence of 10 years imprisonment.

The investigation began after January 22, the Prosecutor of Industrial area of Khabarovsk has addressed 19-the summer local resident. He complained of the infliction of bodily injury by police officers.

During the inspection the Prosecutor’s office found that the officers of the 3rd police Department of the MOI of Russia in Khabarovsk on January 21 without any basis, brought the Khabarovsk police Department and demanded to tell information about the citizen, suspected in committing a crime.

The detainee took the phone and was not allowed to call relatives. Not having received the necessary information, the officer showed the young man a Taser, hinting that in the case of non-cooperation, the tool will be applied to him.

“Not achieving the desired result, one of the officers brought it to the foot of the citizen Taser several times and included the category, which the resident of Khabarovsk has experienced a lot of physical pain and his body left the characteristic marks,” – said in a press release.

The man had been in police Department more than seven hours, but then was released.

As specified on the official website of the regional Department of the RF IC, the 27-year-old officer demanded from the young man to arrange a meeting with his friend, who was suspected of committing a crime. The detainee agreed, but for reasons beyond his control, the meeting did not take place. “This greatly angered the Lieutenant of police, he threatened the young man with punishment, and then used several times in relation to Taser him, causing injuries”, – noted in the investigation Department.

The officer accused of torture, guilt does not recognize. The investigators intend to have him arrested.

In Khabarovsk police suspected of torture of a detainee with the use of the Taser 28.01.2016

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