Detained the first suspect in the torture of a prisoner in Yaroslavl


Photo: Igor Kataev / RIA Novosti

In the Yaroslavl region detained the employee of a corrective colony No. 1 suspect in the torture of a prisoner. About this on his page in Facebook said the Fund “Public verdict”.

“We are told that the arrests of the defendants in the torture video from the penal colony №1 of Yaroslavl. Maxim Yablokov was released from prison in handcuffs”, — stated in the message. Also the Fund’s representatives attached a list of colleagues of a detainee, “if the UK does not recognize other members of the colony of the video.”

In the “Public verdict” is not presented source of information about detention to check on her at the moment is not possible.

On 20 July in the Internet appeared the video, which the correctional colony №1 in the Yaroslavl region staged a brutal torture for one of the prisoners. In the video, more than ten people in the form of a long and methodically hit the legs lying on the table in the middle of the room a man, handcuffed, sprinkled his head with water from a bucket. According to “Novaya Gazeta”, this happened last summer, and the prisoner’s name is James Monroe. The alleged reason for the torture was disrespectful to the officer by the victim.

On the same day, the Investigative Committee initiated proceedings on excess of powers of office.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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