malnourished, dehydrated and suffering from kidney failure after he was deprived of food and water during his ordealSo what did this torture accomplish? In addition to forcing the victim to write out checks, the torture also extracted some accurate information.
Police later recovered CCTV of Kizajev using Mr Varley's bank card to top up his mobile phone and withdraw cash.As in previous cases, torture was used to obtain a PIN number, a type of specific, verifiable information. Unlike some people who claim to be experts on interrogation, criminals are well-aware that torture can be a viable tool for getting accurate information from a reluctant prisoner. Like all interrogation methods, success or failure depends on the who is asking the questions, the subject, the information in question, and various other factors that may differ in each case.