- CASE FILES
questioning the witness
March 16, 1959 Prosecutor of the Prosecutor's Office of the city of Ivdel, Sverdlovsk region, ml. counselor of justice Tempalov interrogated in the office
as a witness, in compliance with Article 162-168 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the RSFSR
1. Surname, name and patronymic Bakhtiyarov Pavel Vasilyevich
2. Year of birth 60 years 3. Place of birth Ivdelsky district. See>
4. Nationality: Mansi
5. Party: b /n
6. education (which school graduated and when: m /literate
7. Occupation: a) Currently - the place of work and position: hunter b) at the time the testimony refers to: too.
8. Criminal record: we do not judge.
9. Permanent residence (exact address and telephone number): in the yurt of the river. North Tomaska
10. Passport: does not have with itself
11. What is the relationship with the accused: stranger
On the responsibility for the first part of Art. 92 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR for refusing to testify and under Art. 95 Criminal Code of the RSFSR for giving knowingly false testimony is forewarned. Signature (???).
The witness showed that I clarified the essence of the questions asked. I live from the yurt of Bakhtiyarov Peter Yakimovich north of 25 km on the river. Sev. Tosheka. Tourists passed through our yurts twice. Once we were not at home and 2 times I was at home. Of the tourists was the last time 12 13 people. Tourists were with us before 1 /I. 1959 On the fact that the tourists were lost I heard 1 /III 59 g. In the elections from people, as they left (illegible, word up to 5 letters) to look for these tourists. How lost tourists I do not know and their way I do not know. Molebnaya mountain from us is 30 km in the upper reaches of the river. Vizhay.
This mountain is visited by all Russian men and women and Mansi. There is no prohibition whatsoever that the Russians would go to the mountain. I have never been in the upper reaches of the river. Lozvy and always hunted along the river. Ivdel and the river. See it. In the winter in the mountains there are strong winds that it is impossible to go to the mountain. In mountains in the winter even to us Mansi can be dangerous. There are strong winds in winter and up to 10 days in duration. Recorded correctly, I (I) have read.
Prosecutor of the city of Ivdel signature