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Ingushetia: Criminal Case Opened in Connection with Rustam Aushev’s Abduction

posted 16 Apr 2012, 11:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Apr 2012, 12:00 ]
16 April 2012

Memorial Human Rights Centre

On April 2, 2012 Mineralovodsky investigation department on transport of the Southern investigation department on transport under the Investigation Committee of the RF has opened a criminal case in connection with abduction of Ruslan Aushev, resident of the Republic of Ingushetia, from a railway station in Mineralniye Vody, Stavropol Region. Human Rights Center "Memorial" reported earlier on the abduction of Rustam Alikhanovich Aushev (born 1988) on February 17, 2012 in Mineralniye Vody. Just arrived in Mineralniye Vody from Nazran, Rustam had to change a train to get Brest, Belarus. He was on his way to Belgium to see his sister, but was caught by unidentified men, who were allegedly law-enforcement agents, and driven at an unknown destination ( 

During the inspection the investigation department found that on February, 17 at 17:30 Aushev, who was standing on the platform of Mineralnyie Vody’ railway station, was approached by three plain-clothed unidentified men. They "brought" him to the police station located at the intersection of Lenin Str. and 22th PartSyezda Str., where put him into "Gazel" minibus and then disappeared. [Read more]