CASE #62
10 / 08 / 2020 – 11 / 08 / 2020
Mahilioŭ / Mogilev
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Beating
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Denial of appropriate conditions of detention
  • Denial of legal rights of arrested persons
  • Deprivation of medical attention
  • No consultation with legal counsel permitted
  • Sexual threats
  • Torture
  • Torture (psychological)
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to fair trial (procedural violations)
  • Violation of rights of detained or imprisoned persons
  • Violations of rights of accused persons

Time: -

Place/Location: Leninsky ROVD

Identity of the victim(s): Vadim Gulevich (Вадзім Гулевіч), 35 y.o. and Dzianis Kraytsau (Дзяніс Крайцаў), 39 y.o.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): Unknown policemen? Judge Volha Drazdova

Vadzim Hulevich was detained at Pershamajskaja Street, near cafe Shparky Los on August 10 2020 at approximately 10:40 pm. He was taken to Leninsky ROVD where he was beaten, especially during interrogation. He was psychologically pressured and threatened with sexual assault. He was not ill-treated in the detention center. However, during the trial, Vadzim was not able to have a lawyer. The judge, Volha Drazdova, sentenced him to 14 days in jail.

Dzianis Kraytsau was detained near the diagnostic center (200 meters from the city administration) around 7 pm on August 11, 2020. He was severely beaten on the bus, especially his buttock and upper back. In Leninsky ROVD, he was beaten on the way to the second floor where he was made to run. In the cell, there was a disabled man (Group II) and a man who had been severely beaten and was covered with bruises. Around 10 pm, an ambulance was called for Dzianis, but the doctor only gave him a visual examination and did not identify any problems. Thereafter, in the detention facility, a serviceman called an ambulance again and Dzianis was taken to the city hospital. Some investigative activities were carried out with regard to his beating.

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