Militia colonel has found another victim?
Moreover, the militia officers tried to meddle in the course of the meeting threatening with closure of the action «because of its agitational character in favor of one of the candidates to presidency».
We want to remind that these actions were beyond the competence of law-enforcing organs. Militia must be outside politics and fulfill only its direct functions concerning the protection of public order.
Kharkiv militiamen more than once inflicted traumas to the adherents of candidate to Presidents post V. Yushchenko.
On 21 August veteran of the WW2 Vasiliy Sokolov was beaten in the Dzerzinski district of Kharkiv for distribution of oppositional newspapers.
On 4 October, near the building of the Leninskiy district executive committee, the officers of municipal militia beat Konstantin Kanishev, an empowered person of candidate to Presidents post Mikhail Brodskiy.
On 12 October the officers of transport militia (in civilian clothes) beat Yuri Agibalov, who tried to protect the students, who were illegally detained on the square near the central railway station.
On 29 October the officers of the Frunzenskiy district militia station beat Igor Korol, a deputy head of V. Yushchenkos regional headquarters, an assistant of MP V. Filenko.