KIEV. 9 Aug. UNN. The police brought the woman to a wooded area and was threatened and forced to confess to stealing the phone. The Prosecutor’s office made against the law enforcement investigation. This was reported by press service of the Prosecutor of the Kharkiv region, reports UNN.
“The Prosecutor’s office of area directed at the Kiev district court of Kharkiv indictment on charges of abuse of authority by law enforcement officers by prior conspiracy (part 2 of article 28, part 2 of article 365 of the criminal code) in respect of the major and the senior Lieutenant of police”, – is spoken in the message.
According to the head of the regional Prosecutor’s office Ivan Tarasov, the investigators found that in early January this year 28-the summer senior Lieutenant of police was called to a premise of local point 34-year-old woman suspected of stealing a mobile.
On the eve of the Kharkov addressed to militiamen with the appropriate application. He said that during the celebration of the birthday of his missing cell phone and he suspects that it was stolen this woman. However, there are no facts to support this version, the man was not provided.
“The woman explained to law enforcement that did not take the phone and doesn’t know who did it. However, the police decided to force her to confess and thereby improve the performance of detection of crime. When I realized that the psychological pressure on the woman is not working, 34-year-old major with his hands and feet began to beat a “suspect”. However, she still refused to admit guilt in the theft. Then the police took her mobile phone, put into a car and taken to the forest near the ring road of Kharkiv. There, threatening to undress her, handcuffed and left in a helpless state, they continued to demand to confess to the crime. In the end, 34-year-old woman agreed to plead guilty. Now at the request of prosecutors, the law enforcement officers removed from their posts”, – noted in Prosecutor’s office.
The sanction of article prescribes punishment is deprivation of liberty for a term from 3 till 8 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years.
We will remind, the Prosecutor’s office started investigation on the fact of abuse of power by police officers in the Department at the station “Kharkov-Passenger”. There the police beat of the unknown. Subsequently, the management of the Kharkiv police fired three police officers.