The ECHR obliged Ukraine to pay the drug dealer for violating his rights

ЕСПЧ обязал Украину заплатить наркоторговцу за нарушение его прав

The European court of human rights has obliged Ukraine to pay €4 thousand drug dealer for violating his rights.

The European court of human rights has obliged Ukraine to pay 4 million euros to a drug dealer for violating his rights after conviction and detention by police officers. This is stated in the press service of the court, transmit Ukrainian news.

Provided that the applicant Vasily Yakub, the citizen of Ukraine, was born in 1971 and was detained in Kirovograd (now – onward) for drug trafficking. In March 2007 it 3 times sold an undercover agent of the police a syringe with opium, the transaction was filmed on a hidden camera. In June 2007, he was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to 8 years imprisonment.

The court in particular relied on the written statement of the undercover agent, who was not allowed to testify in court in order to protect his identity. Jacob demanded that this agent made in court, and also stated that he had been ill-treated by the police during the arrest.

The applicant asked the ECtHR to find a violation of his right to a fair trial and the right to examine witnesses, and noted that the Ukrainian authorities refused to provide him with copies of documents from the case. The ECHR ordered to pay Complainant satisfaction 2,500 euros for non-pecuniary damage and 1,500 euros for costs and expenses.

Recall, the ECHR obliged Ukraine to pay Roma compensation for the massacre of the camp. Each victim of the massacre of over three months must be paid for 11 thousand euros as compensation of moral damage.

 

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