KGB and Interior Ministry launch probe into “physical violence” by Krychau police

2013 2013-06-18T15:04:24+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to the Krychau-based Volny Horad independent newspaper, the Interior Security Department of the Ministry of the Interior, as well as the KGB’s regional office, have launched an investigation into physical violence reportedly used by policemen at Krychau district police department.

The newspaper says that during an investigation into a theft at a local state-owned enterprise the policemen beat a suspect, which resulted in severe injuries. The victim later reported the incident to the KGB’s local department.