The court arrested five suspects in the torture of a prisoner in the colony of Yaroslavl


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In Yaroslavl Zavolzhsky court arrested for two months five suspects in the torture of a prisoner at penal colony No. 1. About it “” reported in a press-service of the court.

The first detention was signed by senior inspector of Department of safety IK-1 of Yaroslavl Maxim Yablokov. He wrote a confession and stated his desire to sign with the investigation pre-trial agreement, which guarantees him leniency in exchange for testimony.

It was he who, as reported in his telegram-channel head of the human rights group “Agora” Pavel Chikov, and gave incriminating testimony at his colleagues of Sergey Drachev and Igor Bogdanov. It is known that Yablokov 25 years, he has a criminal record for theft.

After he was arrested the Deputy head of the operations section of a colony Sergey Efremov and Junior inspector of security Department Sergey Drachev. Both pleaded guilty.

“The Deputy chief of IK-1 on educational work Ivan Kalashnikov, the court extended the detention period of 72 hours “to provide additional evidence”. Signal for protection that can appoint house arrest,” wrote Chikov.

The fifth defendant in the case, the Deputy on duty IK-1, Junior Lieutenant of internal service Igor Bogdanov, refused to testify and have pleaded guilty to the crime. While Yablokov, according to chikova, showed that he “was directly involved and used against Makarov’s physical strength.” The court chose the measure of restraint in form of detention.

The sixth suspect, Alex Brovkin, also detained for two months, until September 22. According to “”, precisely because of the conflict with him was beaten by prisoner: as told by the recently released from prison Ruslan Vagapov, Brovkin threw on the floor a letter from Makarov to his mother, whereupon the latter began to insult him. He Brovkin writes during the interrogation refused to testify.

The key evidence in a criminal case is published in the media a video in which employees of the Yaroslavl colony tortured the prisoner Evgeny Makarov. In the video more than 10 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.

It was noted that the incident occurred last summer, and the prisoner’s name is James Monroe. The alleged reason for the torture was disrespectful to one of the employees of the institution on the part of the victim. On the same day, the Investigative Committee initiated proceedings on excess of powers of office. Were arrested six suspects, 17 prison staff suspended from work.

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