Law enforcement bodies of Chechnya started checking after the attack on the head of the “Committee for the prevention of torture” Igor Kalyapin. This was told by acting Minister of internal Affairs of the region Apti Alaudinov, reports “Interfax”.
According to him, pre-installed, pelted Kalyapin “cake and eggs”. Now the victim is in the Department of internal Affairs, where he wrote a statement concerning the attack. Law enforcement identify attackers.
“Any visible traces of physical violence and beating it,” said Alaudinov.
However, he noted that “the final conclusions will be made after carrying out all procedural actions”.
The head of the Council on human rights Mikhail Fedorov in an interview with “Interfax”, called the attack on Kalyapin extremism.
“The Council is outraged by attack on the member of the HRC Igor Kalyapin, we believe that it is a crime of an extremist orientation should be thorough investigation, the perpetrators should be punished. It’s not childish pranks, it’s extremism,” said Fedotov.
An attack on Kalyapin occurred on Wednesday evening in the center of Grozny. According to the lawyer of the human rights organization Dmitry Tokina, in the room of the hotel “Grozny city” came to the administrators and police and Kalyapin asked to leave the room without explanation. When he left the building, he was attacked by “some young men in civilian clothes and black masks”.
Originally Utoken in conversation with the correspondent of RBC said that Kalyapin was beaten. However, he later wrote in his Twitter that “Kalyapin threw eggs, cake, flour and brilliant green. Any serious damage he caused”. He also wrote on the social network that, according to the administrator of that Kalyapin had moved voluntarily.