The number of defendants in the case about tortures in the Yaroslavl colony increased to 12
The investigators have detained four more employees of the Yaroslavl correctional colony № 1 on suspicion of beating prisoner Evgeny Makarov, tomorrow Zavolzhsky district court of Yaroslavl will consider petitions for their arrest, said “Kommersant” press Secretary of the Yaroslavl regional court Natalia Sarbanov. The total number of defendants in the case of torture, thus, increased to 12.
The names and titles of the detained MS Sarbanov said. It is also not known whether brought against them the charge. Last week custody was signed by the seven defendants in the criminal case about beating Evgeniya Makarova, one suspect — the Deputy chief of IK-1 Ivan Kalashnikov was placed under house arrest due to health.
A criminal case under paragraph “a” part 3 St. 286 UK RF (exceeding official powers with use of violence) was initiated after the publication in “Novaya Gazeta” videos of torture Evgeniya Makarova in the colony. On the recording, filmed on 29 June 2017, presumably 17 people in camouflage uniforms were severely beaten prisoner, a prison officer shot the events on the DVR. A criminal investigation is the Central office of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
In addition, according to “Interfax”, a criminal case against the former investigator of the investigation Department of the Zavolzhskiy district of the SU TFR in the Yaroslavl region Rodion Svirsky. Last year he refused to initiate a criminal case under the statement of lawyers of Evgeny Makarov. Makarov himself after the torture he was transferred to penal colony No. 8.
Alexander Tikhonov, The Yaroslavl