Supreme court of Tatarstan has increased to 50 thousand rubles the amount of compensation of moral harm to the inhabitant of Kazan Sergey Drozdov, whose brother died from torture in the police Department. This “Mediazone” said lawyer Igor Sholokhov.
Current compensation is five times higher than that previously awarded to the Kirov district court of Kazan. The defense called 50 thousand rubles meager compensation awarded at national level. “It will be an additional argument in considering the complaint of Sergey Drozdov, who is already in the ECHR,” added Sholokhov.
Drozdov demanded to recover from interior Ministry more than two million rubles for it brought him suffering during familiarization with the materials of the investigation into the death of a relative, he saw a video of his torture by police and beaten to death.
Deputy Director of the Kazan technical school of railway transport Pavel Drozdov died 1 Feb 2012 in the police Department of Kazan, where he was for disorderly conduct in a cafe. When the man began noisily to behave in the detention center, he was tied around his hands and feet in a pose “swallows”. After a few minutes in this position, he lost consciousness and died.