Prosecutors demand 14-year imprisonment for ex-policeman in slave labour case
MOSCOW, November 26 (RAPSI) – Prosecutors have demanded 14 years in high-security penal colony for ex-police officer Dinar Gafiyatov accused of slave labour on a farm belonging to his father in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, Andrey Suchkov, the lawyer for a victim, has told RAPSI.
The defendant denies his guilt.
According to the attorney, a sister of a local resident Idris Sadykov turned to police that led to the his release from slavery. The victim claimed that in May 2019 then policeman Gafiyatov abducted him from home and illegally impelled to the work on the farm.
The case papers read that Gafiyatov also systematically beat Sadykov and threatened to make him a defendant in a criminal case.
The former police officer is in detention. He stands charged with slave labour and abuse of power with the use of force. A case against his father is severed.