A resident of Irkutsk died from getting Tasered by the police

the Investigating authorities in Irkutsk have opened a criminal case against police officers who used a stun gun is illegal with the aim to Wake the passenger cab, and then the young man died. About what happened during the parliamentary hearings in the Duma of Irkutsk the MP said Alexander Kvasov, this information was confirmed by a police officer.

As specified, on the night of February 15 employees of a separate battalion patrulno-sentry duty in the street Baikal in the line of duty used a Taser against the young man. According to the Deputy, 24-year-old young man fell asleep in a taxi, the driver failed to Wake him or to be near the police hit him with a Taser.

According to the police, the employees were dismissed in connection with excess of powers. A criminal case was initiated under article 286 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Excess of powers of office”).