It was reported that the Russian Guard officer was suspected of keeping and torturing civilians in the freezers of the Gostomel airport near

Kyiv

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This is reported by the prosecutor's office of the Kyiv region.

"Under the procedural guidance of the Kyiv Regional Prosecutor's Office, the deputy commander for work with the personnel of the Ratibor mobile special purpose unit of the Rosguard Department in the Krasnoyarsk Territory was notified of a suspicion of violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 1 of Article 28, Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine )", the prosecutor's office said in a statement.

According to the investigation, during the occupation of Gostomel in March 2022, the suspect together with his subordinates detained about 100 people on the territory of the aviation enterprise.  

They were kept in three non-working freezers. There were 15 people in the smallest with an area of ​​6 square meters, and about 30 or more in the largest. Among those detained were both civilians and prisoners of war. People did not have the necessary medical care and sufficient food. Most of them were constantly blindfolded. 

The temperature of these rooms was extremely unfavorable for staying. In addition, there is no ventilation, light, places to sleep and toilets.  

The victims of the occupier's actions suffered severe physical and psychological pain / Photo: Kyiv Regional Prosecutor's Office

Detainees were beaten with hands, feet, butts of automatic weapons. They were tortured with electric current, deprived of air by putting a plastic bag on their heads, and simulated shooting. Using these prohibited methods, the occupiers tried to obtain from the victims information about the military-political leadership of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and persons who participated in ATO/OOS. 

The occupiers mocked people and tortured them / Photo: Kyiv Regional Prosecutor's Office

The victims suffered severe physical and psychological pain. 

We will remind that the law enforcement officers have identified five servicemen of the Russian Federation and three "Wagners" who 

are suspected of murdering the headman of the village of Motyzhyn

 and fatally torturing civilians of the Kyiv region.