The case was successfully considered the complaint of the applicant that he had been ill-treated by the police, as well as that no effective investigation had been conducted in this connection. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (prohibition of torture) in its substantive and procedural aspects.
In 2008, the complainant was assisted in preparing an application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the applicant complained that he had been ill-treated by the police officers and that no effective investigation had been carried out in this connection.
On 15 May 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in its substantive and procedural aspects, and ordered the respondent state to pay the applicant 15,000 euros in compensation moral harm.
ECHR judgment of May 15, 2018 in the Pankov case against the Russian Federation (application No. 52550/08).