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Policemen sentenced to 8 years for torture not agree with verdict

Employees of the police department of Tash-Kumyr town, Jalal-Abad region were sentenced by courts of the first and second instances to eight years in prison under the Article Torture. The regional court’s office informed 24.kg news agency.

The lawyers of the convicted appealed against the verdict to the Supreme Court. Lawyers representing the interests of the affected party Anarbek uulu Esenbek said that the hearing was scheduled for March 5. They intend to demand the challenge of the jury.

The lawyers specified that Anarbek uulu Esenbek was forced under torture to confess to the robbery and inclining a minor to a crime.