The village of Kenkhi in the Sharoi District of Chechnya. Photo by Brainwashing -Кенхи_(село)

20 October 2020, 23:59

In Chechnya, two villagers tortured by law enforcers, local residents report

Two residents of the village of Kenkhi in the Sharoi District were tortured and forced to incriminate their six fellow villagers in a case on drug use, their relatives said.

The young people from the village of Kenkhi were arrested by Chechen law enforcers on October 18, reports a message sent to the "Caucasian Knot" account on the "VKontakte" social network.

"They are Avars by nationality, from 18 to 22 years old. They are not guilty," wrote Ramazan Djalaldinov, who identified himself as "a self-proclaimed human rights defender of his people."

The detention of eight residents of the Kenkhi village was reported by parents of Magomed Khandulaev, one of the detained young people, noted an author of the message received by the "Caucasian Knot". According to him, drugs "were allegedly found among belongings of the two detainees in the Kenkhi village, while nothing illegal was found at the places of the other young men."

According to the source, the law enforcement bodies announced that three out of eight detainees would be prosecuted.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 20, 2020 at 05:00 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: CK correspondent

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