Salim Khalitov. Photo: screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=eqOvRZ3EBCo

14 January 2022, 23:40

In Dagestan, activist succeeds in seeking acquittal in case on police disobedience

In Makhachkala, a court closed a case against activist Salim Khalitov after finding the accusation of disobedience to the police unfounded. The defence announced filing a complaint against policemen and intends to demand compensation for the arrest of Salim Khalitov.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that after the elections to the State Duma and the People’s Assembly of Dagestan in September 2021, Salim Khalitov held a series of protests. On September 30, he went on a picket with a statement about the illegitimacy of the new convocation. On October 13, Salim Khalitov held another picket with the demand to return to the all-national elections for the leader of Dagestan. According to the activist, law enforcers attacked him, trying to provoke a fight.

The defence intends to file a complaint about abuse of power by the law enforcers and falsification of police reports.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 14, 2022 at 02:11 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Rasul Magomedov Source: CK correspondent

All news
ДАННОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ (МАТЕРИАЛ) СОЗДАНО И (ИЛИ) РАСПРОСТРАНЕНО ИНОСТРАННЫМ СРЕДСТВОМ МАССОВОЙ ИНФОРМАЦИИ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА, И (ИЛИ) РОССИЙСКИМ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИМ ЛИЦОМ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА.

January 21, 2022 08:36

January 21, 2022 08:20

  • Law enforcers break into Saidi Yangulbaev's flat in Nizhny Novgorod

    Cars with Chechen license plates took away Zarema Yangulbaeva, the wife of the federal judge, Saidi Yangulbaev; the wife was unconscious. They couldn't take Yangulbaev himself, since he has the status of a federal judge, the "Committee against Torture" (CaT) reported on January 20.

January 20, 2022 23:32

January 20, 2022 23:20

January 20, 2022 19:11

  • Court leaves Abdulmumin Gadjiev under arrest for other three months

    In Rostov-on-Don, the Southern District Military Court extended until April 28 the arrest of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, a journalist of the weekly newspaper “Chernovik” (Rough Draft), accused of financing terrorism. The defence pointed out that there were no grounds for extending the journalist’s detention.

News archive