investigators opened a criminal case after the publication in the media a video in which a group of policemen with batons beating resident closed due to coronavirus Zmeinogorsk of Altai Krai. About it reports a press-service of the regional Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

as a result of the preliminary investigation had established the signs of the crime provided by article 286 of the criminal code (“Exceeding official powers with application of special means”).

According to preliminary investigation, the evening of 24 April 2020 near the store, the police caused injuries to 44-year-old local resident.

the Beating was filmed by witnesses, a video appeared in the local social networks, and then in the media. Entry published edition of “Sib.FM”.

the footage shows two police cars, a group of law enforcement officers knocked down the man and beat him with truncheons.

In the regional management of the Ministry said that the detained citizen has violated the regime of isolation and were in a state of alcoholic intoxication. Upon application to him by police officers of physical force and special means the chief of the Moi of Russia for the Altai territory, the General-the Lieutenant of police Andrey Podolyan has appointed check.

Barnaul was closed for quarantine 24 April due to the outbreak of coronavirus, infection was confirmed for 143 workers Garbalinski mine.