VLADIVOSTOK, 11 Mar – RIA Novosti. A district police officer in Chukotka will face trial on charges of two cases of beating his supervised, including in a police station, according to the regional prosecutor's office. “According to the investigation, the accused, being an employee of the Providenskoye division of district police officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, is authorized to carry out preventive work against a person under administrative supervision, being dissatisfied with the fact that the said person did not comply with the restrictions established by the court, in the police department … he knocked him down on the floor, pressed him with his knee in the chest area and struck several blows to the head and chest area, “says in the message.
According to the prosecutor's office, a few days later the defendant, while checking the same supervised person at his house, hit the victim in the face.
The criminal case under the article “Abuse of official powers with the use of violence” was sent for consideration on the merits. The defendant faces up to 10 years in prison.