Three policemen convicted for tortures in Atyrau

Date: 07:31, 08-07-2014.

Atyrau. July 8. KazTAG - Three police officers have been convicted for tortures in Atyrau, said Boranbay Galiyev, press-secretary of Atyrau regional court.

"The court N2 of Atyrau adjudged three policemen of criminal police department guilty," said Galiyev.

In his words, judge Elmira Oikunova, adjudged the policemen guilty on point "a" article 171-1 criminal code (tortures committed by a group of people).

"One of the convicts has been sentenced 2 years imprisonment, second- 1.6 years, third- 1 year in common regime colony. The sentence may be appealed within three days," he said.

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