“Public verdict”: employee of the Yaroslavl colony detained on charges of torture
In Yaroslavl region the employee of a corrective colony № 1 Maxim Yablokov was detained on the case of torture of a prisoner, the human rights Fund “Public verdict”.
“We are told that the arrests of the defendants in the torture video from the colony room 1 of Yaroslavl. Maxim Yablokov was released from prison in handcuffs”, — stated in the message of the Fund in Facebook.
Recall, June 20, lawyers for the Fund “Public verdict” has distributed a video in which 15 men in blue camouflage uniforms ten minutes beaten with rubber batons prisoner. According to lawyers, this happened on 29 June 2017 in IK-1 in the Yaroslavl region. The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case about excess of powers of office with application of violence.
- Torture hit the line
- The Federal penitentiary service began an investigation after the emergence of videos of torture in the Yaroslavl colony