VLADIVOSTOK, March 3 – RIA Novosti. Two former police officers in Chukotka will face trial on charges of beating up two residents of the village of Provideniya, forcing them to confess to stealing the phone, regional prosecutors said.
According to the investigation, the accused, being employees of the Providenskoye units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, in May last year brought two residents of Provideniya to the police to verify the information received about the theft of a mobile phone. their involvement in the theft of a mobile phone … Having received a refusal for their illegal demands, the employees of the territorial police department, acting by a group of persons and by prior conspiracy, used violence and, using special means, inflicted bodily harm on the victims, “the message says.
A case was initiated against two former police officers under paragraphs “a”, “b” of part 3 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Excessive powers with the use of violence and special means.” The sanction of the article provides for up to 10 years in prison.
“The criminal case has been sent for consideration on the merits to the Providensky District Court,” the prosecutor's office notes.