Date: 3 months ago   Category: Investigations

The man has gone blind after tortures in police and was disappointed in the Russian justice


The resident of Tatarstan Alexander Shabalin has addressed with the complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after has gone blind as a result of tortures in police of Nizhnekamsk, The Zone Is Right human rights organization reports. Materials on teme00:00 — on November 26, 2017 Wires, a bag, skotchpolitseysky brutally torture Russians, trying not to leave sledov00:01 — on June 26 the Russian больСколько it is worth beating and crippling the Russian if you politseyskiydet upon violence over him has been closed "in view of absence in actions of law enforcement officers of corpus delicti", and most have accused him of a false denunciation. The man considers that thus the Russian authorities have violated his right for advantage, freedom and security of person (articles 3 and 5 of the Convention on protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms). Police officers have detained 37-year-old Shabalin in November, 2015 on suspicion of theft of clothes from shopping center. He was kept in office of 11 hours, beaten and tormented, demanding to admit crime. He has specified in the complaint of ECHR that field investigators beat him with hands the head and a body, put cuffs, thrust dirty rags into a mouth, smothered old trousers, having thrown with a loop a neck. When to the man it became bad, police officers have refused to call to him doctors. Then Shabalin has slandered himself. After his innocence have confirmed videos about surveillance cameras in shopping center on which it was visible that theft was committed by other person. Because of tortures the man had a hemorrhage in a brain. He has lost sight and became the disabled person of the I group. The Investigative Committee has brought criminal case under article about abuse of office with use of violence (part 3 of article 286 UK), but hasn't found corpus delicti in actions of security officers. The case has been dismissed, and to Shabalin have brought charge under articles 306 ("Obviously false denunciation") and 307 ("Obviously false testimonies") to UK. The court has acquitted him, but nobody began to resume investigation. ***

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