SK denies the arrest of the prison officer in Yaroslavl on the case of beating of prisoner
TASS, 22 July — on the Eve of the social networks of the Fund “Public verdict” announced the arrest of Maxim Yablokov.
Information published in some mass media with reference to the human rights Fund “Public verdict”, about the arrest of the employee of a corrective colony № 1 of Yaroslavl on the case of beating of a prisoner are not true. This was reported TASS senior assistant administrator of investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across Yaroslavl region Christina Gusovsky.
Fund “Public verdict” posted Saturday night on his page in Facebook published, according to which “the arrests of the defendants in the torture video from the penal colony № 1 of Yaroslavl” and “Maxim Yablokov was released from prison in handcuffs.” Later, these allegations surfaced in the media.
We cannot confirm this information, as it is not true.Christina Gutsmazti assistant administrator of investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across Yaroslavl region
Material about the beating of a prisoner in the Yaroslavl colonies appeared on the website of “Novaya Gazeta”. The text was accompanied by a 10-minute video, which was provided by the lawyers of Fund “the Public verdict”. The footage shows how people in the form of prison staff beat and insult the man. According to lawyers, is a prisoner Evgeny Makarov.
Regional investigative Department on media reports about the incident filed on 20 July criminal case about excess of powers of office.
According to the investigation, employees UFSIN of Russia across Yaroslavl region struck the man “multiple blows with hands, feet, and unknown items in the trunk and limbs” in the penal colony № 1 of Yaroslavl. Investigators establish the specific individuals involved in the Commission of a crime.