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Ingushetia: Resident of Sunzhensky Region Abducted

posted 27 Mar 2012, 12:54 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 27 Mar 2012, 12:55 ]
27 March 2012

Memorial Human Rights Centre

On March 22nd, 2012, around 9pm, at the station of Ordzhonikidzevsky (Sleptsovsky), Sunzhensky district, Ingushetia, unknown armed people abducted the local resident Abubakar Isaevich Tsechoev, born in 1978. According to Ibrahim Tsechoev, Abubakar's brother, he was abducted at the main pumping station of the state enterprise GPVK «Vodokanal», located at Kalinin Street, where Abubakar works as an operator. His collaborators at the station were the three witnesses of the scene, the electrician, the engineer and the security officer. According to them, the armed abductors, who wore camouflage and masks burst into the premises of the station. Three of them threw on Abubakar and started to beat him with the butt of their guns. His collaborators were tied together at gunpoint. One of them, who tried to oppose to them, was also beaten. After handcuffing Abubakar, they took him into the street in a semiconscious state and put him in the car. The abductors remained at the pumping station during one more hour. [Read more]