Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin has held a meeting with relatives of our deceased colleague--Colonel of Justice Vladislav Kapustin. The meeting was attended by Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Igor Krasnov, Heads of a number of units of the Central Office of the Committee, the widow of the officer, his 9-year-old son, and his parents.
The life of the officer had been cut short on October 1, 2019, as he had been attacked in the line of duty; he had been 42 years old. Upon instruction of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee, the family has been provided with necessary help since the day of the tragedy.
The Chairman assured the family that the support was constant and would be undoubtedly continued. Alexander Bastrykin noted that unfortunately tragic losses among officers of the Investigative Committee of Russia loyal to their duty occurred even in peaceful times and taking care of the families that faced the sorrow of losing their beloved ones was a matter of honor for us.
Alexander Bastrykin asked Vladislav Kapustin’s family members about the status of the implementation of their social guarantees provided for by legislation and wondered whether they needed any rehabilitation help. The Chairman of the Investigative Committee told about possibilities for the son of the deceased officer to access to such children’s centers as Orlyonok and Artek, with which the Committee interacts, and about the educational system of the Investigative Committee of Russia. He paid attention to educational procedures in Cadet Schools of the Investigative Committee and expressed confidence that if the boy chose this path in his life, he would become a member of the cadet movement and achieve success in serving law and justice.
The meeting included a discussion of the current results of the investigation into the offense committed against the Investigative Committee officer that had already established all the circumstances of the accident and given a legal assessment to the actions of the perpetrator. The investigative actions will be completed soon.
Alexander Bastrykin handed the Loyalty to Duty medal to the widow of Vladislav Kapustin. The relatives of the deceased officer expressed to the Chairman of the Investigative Committee their appreciation for the attention, assistance, and support. In his turn, the Chairman thanked the parents of the officer for bringing up a courageous and responsible person, noting that his loyalty to his duty and responsible attitude to service would remain an example for his colleagues and future officers of investigative bodies of the Investigative Committee of Russia.