Lida: Road Police Detain and Search Car of Activist of Aliaksandr Milinkevich’s Initiative Group
In the evening of 13 February on the highway Minsk-Hrodna the police detained the car of the chair of Hrodna regional headquarters of Aliaksandr Milinkevich Anatol Khatsko, its deputy head Siarhei Malchyk and the chair of Hrodna city headquarters Siarhei Antusevich.
The road policemen wanted to search the car, but Mr. Khatsko and his friends didn’t agree to it. Then some more policemen arrived. They escorted the car to a police station in Lida. There the car was searched. The search was recorded on video camera. The policemen confiscated 1 2000 copies of Narodnaia Volia newspaper without composing any report. Mr. Malchyk informed RFE/RL the police Xeroxed Antusevich’s documents without his permission and searched Khatsko.