EXTRA 91/92 - Republic of Estonia: death penalty: Oleg Pyatnicky

EXTRA 91/92 - Republic of Estonia: death penalty: Oleg Pyatnicky

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Index Number: EUR 51/003/1992
Date Published: 4 November 1992
Categories: Estonia, Europe And Central Asia

Oleg Pyatnicky was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment in 1985 for aggravated murder, rape and robbery. In November 1991, while serving his sentence, he and two others killed a fellow prisoner in Rummu No 2 Prison Camp. He was sentenced to death by the Supreme Court on 2 September 1992. He did not appeal. Oleg Pyatnicky submitted a petition for clemency two weeks ago. AI fears that he may soon be executed.


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