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Hundred of thousands of freedom (Case number 18)

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Personnel of the police demanded 100 thousand rubles in exchange for freedom. Now former militiamen will serve their sentences in penal colony


December 5, 2003 in the city of Kazan Human Rights Center appealed citizen M., He said that around 22.00. he and his friend was detained by police, who forged sale of drugs, extorted money from them in the amount of 100 thousand rubles. In this case the police reported that the money will not be handed over to them for one hour, then the material will be issued and prosecuted. One of the detainees (applicant M.) police released that he was engaged in search of money, and his friend continued to unlawfully hold.
From staff reports Human Rights Centre that the information received from the MS was immediately transferred to the Department's own security (CSS) Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan. Since the transfer of information in the CSS, his staff performed all the operational-search activities. Employees of the Human Rights Centre of Kazan were present during their implementation, solely in order to ensure the rights and legitimate interests of victims.
Half an hour later at the intersection of ul. Chuikov and Amirkhan officers arrived CSS. He headed a group of senior investigator for particularly important cases, which explained the situation. They had decided to transfer the sum of extorting policemen. Was collected the required amount. Banknote for 500 rubles and $ 100 were tagged and transferred to MM. After some time on his cellphone call from a friend, remaining detainees. He said that Moscow will wait for one with money to stop "39 quarter" on the street. Amirkhan.
Being under visual observation by staff of CSS and the Human Rights Centre of the city of Kazan, a citizen of Moscow gave the money out the window right rear door VAZ 2106 dark color. After this car, which were transferred the money disappeared. Employees CSS was organized persecution.
December 8, 2003 in the building CSS MIA RT victims identified from photographs of four men who participated in the detention and extortion. Among them were two former and current police officers.
The Procurator's Office of Tajikistan initiated criminal proceedings under subsection "a" Part 2 of Art. 163 of the Criminal Code - extortion, committed by a group of persons by prior agreement.
The facts are confirmed by the collected materials inspection: an explanation of the victims, reports the Human Rights Centre staff.
Based on the above, given that the actions of police officers were sent to the taking of money is available to a hundred thousand, I think it necessary to make the case for the public investigation of corrupt actions of police officers.
Specialist investigations
Human Rights Centre of Kazan

Chronicle Antiproizvola

December 15
Procurator of the Republic of Tatarstan opened a criminal case on extortion by police officers (paragraph "a" Part 2 st.163 Criminal Code). The investigation is underway.
July 15
Procurator of the Republic of Tatarstan criminal case to the court.
August 27 - September 7
The trial terminated several times. As a result, hearing was scheduled for September 14.
November 18
In Vakhitovsky district court will be heard the last word of the defendants whose guilt is proven.

November 29
Vakhitovsky district court Kazan admitted vynovnymi former police officers Gatiyatova Adel, Said Hanbekova and Ilnur Murtazina guilty of extortion, as well as recognized Gatiyatova and Hanbekova guilty of abuse of power. The court sentenced Gatiyatova to five years 'imprisonment, Hanbekova to four and a half, Murtazina to four years and two months' imprisonment. Former police officers will serve his sentence in a penal colony.

These are the facts gathered in the course of its Human Rights Center of Kazan public investigation. All statements and explanations given to citizens voluntarily. Not all of these facts can be confirmed by state authorities. Employees of the Human Rights Centre of Kazan confident that the facts indicate misconduct of agents of the state. Human Rights Centre reserves the right to seek an effective official investigation on them, including international institutions.

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