CASE #125
11 / 08 / 2020
Mahilioŭ / Mogilev
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Denial of appropriate conditions of detention
  • Deprivation of medical attention
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Use of excessive force
  • Verbal abuse
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture (standalone)
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to Life
  • Violation of rights of detained or imprisoned persons

Time: at about 7 PM

Place/Location: near Medical facility (диагностический центр)

Identity of the victim(s): Denis Krajcev

Identity of the perpetrator(s): riot police; officials at precinct

Denis was detained while he was waiting for his wife. The perpetrators forced him into a paddy wagon where they beat him. At a precinct, he was kept in a sports hall, repeatedly beaten and verbally abused as well as refused medical aid, which he only received in prison.

Denis was eventually hospitalized. He was discharged from the hospital three days later and subsequently filed a complaint with law enforcement officials.

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