The defendants in the case about tortures in the Yaroslavl prison gave testimony against superiors
The arrested employees of the penal colony № 1 of the Yaroslavl region Maxim Yablokov and Sergey Efremov in the interrogation testified against the authorities. According to them, former chief of IK-1 Dmitry Nikolaev 29 Jun 2017 ordered to conduct “educational work” with the use of physical force with the signed Evgeni Makarov.
On the testimony of the defendants in the case of the TV channel “Rain” said the Fund “Public verdict”, which protects Makarov.
Nikolaev instructed to record the events on video in order to “test the execution of his order,” said Yablokov. According to Solovyov, the order to use force to Makarov personally gave the chief of IK-1 Igit Mikhailov.
The inspector of Department of safety of the colony, Dmitry Solovyov during interrogation said that the conflict with Makarov began after prison staff left a letter for his parents on the floor. This version is confirmed Yablokov. He added that Makarov then began to insult members of the colony.
Makarov was brutally beaten up by officers of IK-1 June 29, 2017 Videotape of the incident taken on a regular DVR employee of the Federal penitentiary service, July 20, published “the New newspaper”. In the video, fettered by handcuffs Makarova relentlessly beaten with rubber baton on heels and insult, and when he loses consciousness result in the sense of pouring water.
After the publication of the video, the investigators initiated a case about excess of powers with violence (paragraph “a” part 3 St. 286 criminal code). Under arrest are 11 employees of a colony, one sent under house arrest.