Russia ordered to pay 99 thousand euros to victims of torture in police

The European court of human rights (ECHR) ruled against Russia 99 thousand euros in favor of the beaten in police of Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod region, Mari El and Chuvash Republic. The document was published on the court’s website.

The court considered six complaints consolidated into one case, and came to the conclusion that “torture of detainees was premeditated, was applied for hours and caused severe physical and mental suffering.”

In particular, 20 thousand euros awarded to a resident of Moscow Gennady Sergeyev, who was detained in 2008 when he demanded the book of complaints and suggestions in one of the shops. In the Department he was beaten legs, then made the Protocol on administrative violation and forced to pay 500 rubles fine.

Resident of Mari El Republic Ruslan Lebedev of the ECHR awarded 30 thousand euros. In 2007, he received closed cherepno-a brain trauma, a bruise and a concussion in the police Department. He was detained due to the fact that the driver of the car in which he was riding with friends and trying to hide from the police. To achieve excitation of criminal case against the police failed.

Another 10 thousand euros, the court ruled to pay the resident Nizhny Novgorod region Vadim Korolev. In 2007, he tried to intercede for the girl, which molested the drunk policeman in civilian clothes. The Queen was taken to the police station where the police officer beat his legs. Doctors have documented bruises, bruises, bruises of the joints and legs, abrasions on the elbows.

It clarifies the “Area law”, representing the interests of victims in the ECHR, the court found that Russian authorities had violated the provisions of the Convention on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

In may, the ECHR awarded a total of 95 thousand euros in compensation to the three Russians, who also suffered from torture in police custody.

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