Chairman of Investigative Committee orders Central office to check legality and reasons for actions of investigators in Sakha (Yakutia) while handling crime report

A number of mass media have published a footage showing a medical worker beating a woman during an appointment. It appears that the video came from Sakha (Yakutia) and that the woman reported the crime to the regional investigative authority on 2 January 2018.

Alexander Bastrykin has given an order to check legality and reasons for actions of local investigators while handling the crime report and possible red tape. The Chairman also instructed the Central Office of the Investigative Committee to supervise the progress and results of the check into the incident.


Spokesperson for the Investigative Committee                                                                                          Svetlana Petrenko