Chizhov was paid for illegal arrest through the European Court for human rights
This case started yet in October
So, Chizhov addressed the Prosecution regarding illegal actions of militiamen, since he was fully acquitted.
While there was no reaction, in February 1998 he brought a civil action against the district militia department regarding compensation of damage he was caused by illegal actions of militia. And only in March the prosecution initiated a criminal case against the two militiamen.
As a result, there was a verdict of the Lenin district court of Zaporizhia dated January 29, 1999, that convicted two militiamen for three years on probation for abusing official authorities and causing physical injuries to Chizhov. At the same time Chizhov was put up a compensation for illegal militia actions in the amount of 3709.13 hryvnias (831 euros). The regional court supported the verdict.
But this decision wasn’t fulfilled. The state treasury confirmed that the district department of militia didn’t have money for that. For the claimant’s petition about arrest of the debtor’s property (militia department), the court stated that it is forbidden by the law, and later – that there is no property. Then procrastination in the executive service, treasury and courts started.
Having not found the truth in his country in 2002, Chizhov submitted a claim to the
Besides, the Court recognized that in
In addition, by this unanimous decision the Court put up paying out compensation to Chizhov in the amount of 2500 euros for the material and non-material damage he had been caused.
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