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The journalist of the opposition newspaper “Fortang” Rashid Maisigov detained on suspicion of drug trafficking on a large scale, has complained to the lawyer of torture by the security forces, according to a Telegram-channel media resource.
“Electrocuted. It bluntly all day, kept, used physical force for the purpose of psychological impact”, — quotes the words of the lawyer in the publication.
According to the lawyer, the first members of the FSB of Russia said Maisigov that he was suspected of treason, and only later became aware of him, the sane part of 2 articles 228 of the criminal code (“Illegal acquisition, storage, transportation, manufacture, processing of narcotic drugs…”). The man didn’t testify, having used article 51 of the Constitution. During the day, the defender did not know where his client was.
Rashid Maisigov detained on the morning of 12 July. During a search in his house found a bag with a white substance. Friends of the journalist believe that the drugs had been planted. Also on his Desk were seized propaganda leaflets calling to join Ingushetia to Georgia.
A month before the arrest Maisigov informed his colleagues that he received anonymous threats because of his journalistic activities. After that, he left the publication.
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