Two Sverdlovsk cops accused in the brutal murder of a detainee

Two security officer from Nizhny Tagil charged with the brutal murder of a detainee who for three days was tortured in the police station.

photo: Dmitry Katerinov

We will remind that Stanislav Golovko was detained on 27 September to 30 September was in the area where he was hospitalized after the beating and died in hospital on 3 October.

Initially the interior Ministry of the Sverdlovsk region was justified by the fact that Golovko had once brought to criminal and more than 10 times — to administrative responsibility. Police also claimed that the head allegedly inflicted blows.

However, the sisters of men, Ekaterina Golovko, was unable to answer the question as a result of her brother’s body could be bruised, and the head to become “one big bruise”.

Initially, the case of the death Golovko was filed against unidentified persons under two articles of the criminal code: “Deliberate causing of heavy harm to health, entailed death of the victim” (part 4 of article 111 of the criminal code) and “Exceeding official powers with application of violence and with causing of heavy consequences (part 3 of article 286 of the criminal code).

Now, according to the lawyer Alexei Bashmakov, at the initiative of the human rights organization “Area law” representing the interests of the sisters of the deceased, were arrested two police officers from OP No. 17 of MU of the MIA of Russia “Nizhny Tagil”.

In the coming Wednesday the court should consider the petition for their arrest.

According to media reports, the father of one of the security officers previously worked as a judge at Dzerzhinsky district court of Nizhny Tagil.

We will add that the interior Ministry has responded to charges against their employees: the official representative of Department Valery Gorelykh, said earlier that the ambulance was called Golovko immediately after he became ill, told now that “two representatives of the territorial police Department of Nizhny Tagil, where he had an emergency, brought to strict disciplinary responsibility”, “SC help is needed in the proceedings”, and at the end their work will address the issue of career police officers.

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