In Belarus, in the city of Rechitsa, on New Year’s Eve, 27-year-old Dmitry Uskhopov, detained by the security forces, died. How writes “Polesskaya Viasna”, the relatives of the deceased said that he was tortured to death.
Uskhopov was detained by a patrol at a public transport stop on December 31 at about 23.00. He was reportedly intoxicated and resisted the arrest. Several hours later, he was brought from the ward to the local hospital unconscious. According to relatives, his clothes were torn, he was doused with water. There is a round wound on the left temple, the wrists are blue.
In the hospital, Uskhopov died.
The Investigative Committee of Belarus confirmed the use of physical force against Uskhopov by the security forces, but concluded that the death was not due to injuries, informs Telegram-channel “Belarus of the Brain”.