Victim of Special Riot Police Takes Case to Investigative Committee

posted 4 Nov 2012, 14:06 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 4 Nov 2012, 14:08 ]
1 November 2012 

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On 1st November lawyers for Public Verdict Foundation lodged an appeal with the Russian Investigative Committee demanding that a criminal investigation be launched into an assault on an elderly woman on Bolotnaya Square on 6th May 2012 by a member of the special riot police. Earlier Turane Varzhabetyan, born 1945, had complained to Public Verdict Foundation that an officer of the special riot police hit her over the head with a truncheon as the rally was being dispersed. [Read more]