“The police officers hit him in the leg, and he was pushed back to Serbia”

  • Date and time: April 18, 2018 12:00
  • Location: Tovarnic train station, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.147575, 19.164551
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 1 person(s), age: unknown , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: beating (with batons/hands/other)
  • Police involved: 4 border police officers
  • Taken to a police station?: unknown
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention:
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: No
  • Reported by: No Name Kitchen

Original Report

A minor from Afghanistan was caught in a train at Tovarnik train station. He did not ask for asylum and 4 border police officers took him to the border area. The police officers hit him in the leg, and he was pushed back to Serbia at the border of Tovarnik-Sid.