The lawyers called for the interrogation Moskalkova in the case of torture in prison

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoballoon on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Archival photoThe lawyers called for the interrogation Moskalkova in the case of torture in prison© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

Lawyers of Fund «Public verdict» intercede before the result of the interrogation as witnesses of the Federal Ombudsman Tatiana Moskalkova and other persons in a criminal case about tortures in the Yaroslavl colony, told RIA Novosti lawyer Irina Biryukova.

«Lawyers Fund «Public verdict» has sent the investigator the petition for interrogation as witnesses of the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, Yaroslavl Ombudsman Sergey Baburkina, as well as the former acting head of the colony, Dmitry Nikolaev and his Deputy Higuita Mikhailov,» — said Biryukov.

Also, human rights activists, according to her, I ask to interrogate as witnesses, in particular, the Deputy head of the Federal penitentiary service in the region Alexander Stepanischev. The petition sent by mail from Yaroslavl.

«We expect a decision of the investigator next week,» he said.

Video brutal beating of a prisoner Evgeny Makarov Jul published «Novaya Gazeta». According to her, the incident occurred in June last year in penal colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl. The Federal penitentiary service later confirmed the time and place of events recorded in the video. Criminal case about excess of powers of office, all members of the stage set. It was reported about the dismissal of 17 employees of a colony. After the scandal, the FSIN has organized across the country the special Commission to review all cases of violence in the colonies.

At the moment, in the case of detained 12 people, 11 of them in custody, one placed under house arrest. Defendants charged.

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