Siarhei Alfer, head of UCP executive committee, gets back the money seized by airport customs officers on March 25
On March 25 officers of Minsk-2 airport customs seized 80 USD and 135 Euros from Siarhei Alfer. They claimed the money was fake.
Siarhei Alfer applied to Kastrychnitski and
“During all that time I haven’t received a single answer from the KGB about the fate of the money. That is why I plan to appeal to court when I receive the money”, -- said Siarhei Alfer. – “I want to receive an answer why KGB violated the law and failed to carry out an expert examination during 6 months”.
In March 2006 similar situation happened to Andrei Sannikau, coordinator of Charter’97. Customs officers seized 1, 040 USD and 260 Euro from him. Despite the fact that he received a report about his strip-search which says he did not have any prohibited things on him, the customs officers claimed that the money might be fake. Sannikau never received his money back.