CASE #84
28 / 08 / 2020
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: bulvar Shevchenko

Identity of the victim(s): Natallya and Alyaksandr Rayentavy

Identity of the perpetrator(s): four men in a black OMON uniform and two men in civilian clothes. All had faces covered with black masks. Silver and blue Volkswagen vans with no license plates. Andrey Anatolyevich Homich, an AMAP commanding officer, signed the protocol of detention of Natallya and Alyaksandr Rayentavy (for original information click the last link below in the Sources section).

Video #1

At a bus station, unknown men drew a female bus passenger off an e-bus #22, with license plate #5452. They threw her onto a silver Volkswagen van with no license plate. Then, they drew a male bus passenger off the same e-bus face down using a chokehold and threw him onto the same silver van. A blue van with no license plate attempts to prevent a car driver behind it from taking a video of the abduction.

Video #2

A video #3

A video from inside the bus

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