Police used violence against prisoner to obtain information

Based on the report of Armen G., an inmate of Nubarashen penitentiary institution, as well as on the material of the Special Investigation Service of Armenia, a criminal case has been instituted under Article 309 (Part 2) of the Armenian Criminal Code.

According to the prisoner, in December 2013, with the aim of obtaining information from him police officers used violence against him at the Police Gegharkunik Department, hitting him with feet and hands and causing different injuries.

Investigation is in progress, reports the Press Service of the Special Investigation Service.