CASE #20
10 / 08 / 2020
Baranavichy / Baranovichi
  • Traffic Police (ГАИ)
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Blows with batons and/or truncheons
  • Ill-treatment of minors
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture (standalone)

Time: 7:48 (MSK).

Place/Location: on the sidewalk, next to the building Sovetskaya str. 73.

Identity of the victim(s): allegedly two minors.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): 5 police officers attacking - two in black uniform and green gear, three in black uniform and black gear, all five in helmets with shields. The one holding the victim seems to wear a hoodie with a mask covering the face; three men in typical road patrol service uniform, their can has license plate #1129.

Using truncheons, three soldiers repeatedly hit a young man, allegedly a minor. A fourth soldier held the man from the back. Another minor is attempting to halt the attack. Two other soldiers were present and approached the scene with no visible intention of preventing the brutality. A patrol service of three men stood nearby with their car blocking the way.

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