The court released two defendants in the case about tortures in the Yaroslavl colony

The Yaroslavl regional court has released from custody two former employees UFSIN, the defendants in the resonant criminal case about beating of prisoners in colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl, has informed journalists on Wednesday a press-the court Secretary Olga Kozlova.

"The decision of the Yaroslavl regional court the complaint of lawyers of S. Zubova and D. Nikitenko satisfied, the decision of Zavolzhsky district court of Yaroslavl from 25.06.2020 on the extension of the detention period of the defendants Zebowo and Nikitenko canceled, they are released from custody," - said Kozlov.

Sardor Zebov previously worked as Deputy head of security of a corrective colony №8 Dmitry Nikitenko – ibid, the head of Department. According to the investigation, were both caught on video in the incident of beating of prisoners in colony No. 1 that took place in November 2016. Video was published by "Novaya Gazeta" in August 2018. According to investigators, in colony No. 1 was held custodial activities during which employees UFSIN beat prisoners with hands, feet and rubber truncheons.

The episode was included in the total criminal case about beating of prisoners in colony No. 1 in June 2017. The most resonant episode was the massacre of members of the FPS convict Evgeny Makarov. This video is also published in "Novaya Gazeta" in July 2018. Criminal case about excess of powers of office, all members of the stage set. After the scandal, the FSIN has organized around the country the special Commission to review all cases of violence in the colonies.