Prosecutor: Blindness from torture, should not lead to the release of the prisonerUncategorized November 10, 2017
The Prosecutor’s office does not consider it sufficient reason to cancel a life sentence for Alexander Kaverzin serious condition of his health, particularly vision loss. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of Vinnytsia region.
On 9 November the Appellate court of Vinnytsia region freed from a life sentence a 44-year-old Alexander Kaverzin, convicted, in particular, for the 13 episodes of premeditated murder under aggravating circumstances. The court found that the condition Kaverzina prevents the punishment.
The Prosecutor stated that he did not agree with the court’s decision, therefore preparing an appeal.
“Even a dry list of articles of the Criminal code of Ukraine, for which he was serving a sentence, talking about serious crimes committed by the 44-year-old repeat offender. He was responsible for numerous murders, including law enforcement officers in the performance of official duties”, – is told in the message of Prosecutor’s office.
Alexander Kaverzin – invalid of the first group of visually impaired, suffers from intracranial pressure which can cause stroke. Blind man from the torture which he inflicted by the police. The relevant fact is established in 2012, the European court of human rights.