News for 24 Apr 2008
24.04.2008 Siarhei Parsiukevich sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment
On April 23rd Maskouski court of Minsk made a sentence to the leader of Vitebsk entrepreneurs Siarhei Parsiukevich. Judge Uladzimir Audzeyenka found him guilty of committing of an offence under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (“Violence or a threat of violence towards a police officer”). Parsiukevich was sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment. Parsiukevich will also have to pay 1.1 million BYR to police officer Dulub.
When the verdict was announced, Parsiukevich said: “This is a political reprisal. Please, don’t leave my family without support!”