Application No. 63638/09
Judgment Date: 20 June 2013

In October 2009 the applicant’s son disappeared after being taken to the police station in Grozny, where he was last seen with signs of having been beaten, witnessed by his uncle. The applicant lodged a complaint about it two months after the disappearance of her son. The Government did not argue that the applicant’s son was taken to the police station, however it denied responsibility, since, as the Government submitted, he had been released from the police station. The applicant also submitted that her brother-in-law was threatened by the police after she lodged her complaint.

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