The former Senator-the bribe taker was beaten in a Russian prison


Konstantin Cincotta: Anton novoderezhkin / TASS

Former Federation Council member Konstantin Tsybko, who is serving a nine year sentence for accepting bribes, was beaten in the colony. About it said the lawyer condemned Anatoly Dmitriev.

According to counsel, doctors diagnosed TIBCO cyst rupture of the left kidney.

The incident occurred on 5 September 2018, but became aware of it only on January 14 at a meeting in Kirovo-Chepetskiy district court, where a video was shown of a beating during the hearings on the complaint of the former Senator for imposing sanctions and placement in a punishment cell. According to the lawyer, the employee of a corrective colony №11 in Kirov region Sergey Shaklein TIBCO struck from behind, he bent and fell. It happened in front of duty of the assistant chief of the colony.

“Today, we appeal to the Prosecutor General and the Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova on the fact of beating, in the qualification Board of judges about the judge’s refusal to provide us with a copy of the video with the incident”, — said the lawyer.

The former Senator also alleged other abuse. In protest, he 6 September, began a hunger strike that lasted 43 days. TIBCO has lost 21 pounds to 59 pounds.

In January it is planned trip of the members of the Council on human rights under the President of Russia on the convicted Senator. Human rights activists also demanded from the Federal penitentiary to deal with the reasons for the concealment of the fact of the hunger strike TIBCO and applying disciplinary measures.

The former Senator during the time spent in prison was diagnosed with a brain tumor, he had poor eyesight, vertigo. The prison administration has accused him of deliberately refusing to work. He says that he is ready to work in accordance with the condition.

3 August 2017 TIBCO was sentenced to nine years imprisonment and fined 70 million rubles in the case of receiving a bribe. The policy was sent to the colony of strict regime. According to investigators, TIBCO transferred to the account of his mother no less than 27.5 million rubles, received as bribes. The woman used the funds to purchase real estate with an area of 116 square meters in the center of Moscow. The apartment is estimated at 67.6 million rubles. Investigators also believe that TIBCO, learning about the criminal case, redesigned another part of the apartment and garage on the parents. The property is estimated at 16.6 million.

The Senator lost his job and became a defendant in a criminal case after the testimony of the arrested head of the city administration of Ozersk Evgenia Tarasova, who reported that the assignment helped him TIBCO for 18 million rubles. Later the investigation revealed that the politician received a bribe of 10 million rubles from the businessman Oleg Luknitskogo for assistance in development of business in the territory of Chelyabinsk region.

Konstantin Tsybko was the representative of legislative Assembly of Chelyabinsk region in the Federation Council from 2010 to 2014.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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