Abduction and Torture Continues in Chechnya
Four citizens of Chechen Republic Ichkeria were kidnapped and tortured by members of local FSB gang in Chechnya.
According to sources of Ichkeria.info, on 21 October 2009, the members of FSB gang did a mop-up operation in Benoy village of Nozhai Yurt District in Chechnya. Early in the morning, Timur Khadzhimuradov (born in 1986) and Askhab Lepiev (born in 1988) were abducted from their houses and driwen away by militans of FSB.
Askhab Lepiev was released on October 23. When Askhab came back, his relatives hardly recognized him because he was tortured by terrorist of FSB. Askhab Lepiev was seriously beaten and tortured with electric shockes during two days. His ribs were broken and he has numerous bruises. He is under medical treatment now.
On the other hand, fate of Timur Khadzhimuradov is unknown. But according to some unconfirmed reports, Timur is still in hands of executioners of FSB in Nozhai Yurt and torturing.
Earlier on October 16, the gang members of FSB were arrested to the imam of village’s mosque Visit Magomadov (born in 1977) and his cousin whose name was Adam (born in 1985). They were tortured and humilated during 4 days under the hostage of FSB. After 4 days, they were released and now both of victims are at hospital in Nozhai-Yurt.
FSB claimed that these people have sympathy to resistance of Chechen nation against occupying Russian forces and might thinking to join it; so it was the reason of abductions and tortures.