Shved: Polish security forces used torture and other acts of cruelty, special means, poisonous substances
Polish security forces used torture and other acts of cruelty, as well as special means and poisonous substances – as stated by Belarus’ Prosecutor General, Andrei Shved, when commenting on the incidents on the Polish border on November 15th-16th
“Polish security forces used torture and other acts of cruelty, special means, poisonous substances, bright lights that damaged eyes, demonstrational shots in the air, explosions and physical force against peaceful and defenceless people, including at night. On November 15th and 16th
alone, numerous facts of illegal deportation of refugees from the territory of Poland, the use of water cannons containing chemical additives when the air temperature was no higher than 4 degrees Celsius, stun grenades and gas with toxic substances were recorded and documented,” Mr. Shved informed.
“Potent chemicals with toxic and irritating effects, including deltamethrin (the same to pesticide) and other substances that caused bodily injures to at least 30 people in the form of burns, intoxication, abrasions, and bruises were used,” he added.
The Prosecutor General noted that that among the persons injured as a result of illegal, unjustified acts of aggression, torture and cruelty by Polish officials, there are minors. For example, Briar Abas born in 2006, Sindi Sirana born in 2007, and women, including pregnant ones. Bodily injuries were also caused to media representatives of Belarus, Russia, Qatar, and to Belarusian border service officers.