Affiliated media: Journalist
Incident date: March 1, 2020
- Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture
Who attacked: Authorities
Source: Adil Soz
Location: Kazakhstan, Almaty Province, Almaty
Janbolat Mamay reported on Facebook of the attack on his wife, the journalist Inga Imanbay. A person in plainclothes visited Mamay and introduced himself as a police officer and said that he and his wife were being summoned to an interrogation in a certain criminal case. Imanbay reported that when she tried to record the detention of her husband on video, she was pushed, and struck her head on a metal fence. Imanbay was then admitted to a hospital in Kaskelen. The preliminary diagnosis was a concussion.