CASE #48
12 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
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 food and/or water
  • Forced to sign unknown document(s)
  • Slapping, kicking or punching
  • Unlawful confiscation of property
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to fair trial (procedural violations)
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to protection of property
  • Violation of rights of detained or imprisoned persons

Time: 11:00 PM

Place/Location: ulica Orlovskaia, next to Centralnij ROBD

Identity of the victim(s): Testimony #30

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON; men in military uniform

The victim and his brother were walking along the street towards a bus station when a black van pulled over and four OMON servicemen jumped out. The victim and his brother were forced on the ground and taken in custody. They were kept in an open yard in a detention center and their belongings were confiscated.

The victim was forced to open his phone. During the time in custody, the victim was repeatedly beaten, kicked, and humiliated. He was forced to sign an arrest record with no opportunity to read through the document.

Thereafter, he was transferred to Okhrestino where he was placed in an overcrowded cell with no ceiling, no sanitary facilities, and restricted access to water. The victim needed medical aid and was taken to a hospital. No belongings were returned.

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