A policeman. Photo: Denis Yakovlev / Yugopolis

20 February 2019, 23:40

Policeman suspected of beating resident of Makhachkala

After a detained resident of Makhachkala complained about violence, a policeman was suspected of abusing power.

According to the Dagestani Prosecutor's Office, in September 2018, the victim tried to escape from the police, but was detained. At detention, the policeman had unreasonably, in the opinion of the Office, used force.

Having caught up with the man who was running away, the district policeman threw him to the ground and beat him up, the "Region Online" reports citing its source.

Today, another female resident of Makhachkala also complained about beating up by policemen in September 2018. However, the beating case was initiated against herself.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on February 20, 2019 at 04:01 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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