Prisoner of a corrective colony №6 in the Bryansk region died during the torture. On Tuesday, July 24, reported on the website of the regional investigative Department of the investigative Committee of Russia.
On this fact against the Deputy duty assistant head of the penal institutions opened a criminal case. He is suspected of excess of powers of office with application of violence and special means, and also causing of heavy consequences (paragraphs “a, b, C” of part 3 of article 286 of the criminal code).
According to investigators, at about eight o’clock in the evening on Sunday, July 22, a prison officer put the prisoner in handcuffs, and then began to strangle him with a rag. As a result, the man died from asphyxia. The circumstances of his death were confirmed by results judicial-medical examination.
The suspect is detained, at present, addressed the issue of election to it measures of restraint in form of detention.
July 20 was published a video in which employees of the Yaroslavl colony tortured the prisoner. The lawyer Irina Biryukova, who got the footage and gave the journalists had to leave the country because of threats. Currently 17 employees of correctional facility dismissed. Six arrested.
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