Two more death sentences passed in Belarus

2010 2010-05-17T20:55:01+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

On 14 May Hrodna Regional Court sentenced two local residents to death for a triple murder, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.

Judge Piotr Bandyk found 29-year-old Aleh Hryshkautsou and 28-year-old Andrei Burdyka guilty of committing three murders, robbery with violence and arson back in October 2009.

The criminals murdered two women and a man in a private apartment in Kabiak Street in Hrodna. They then put the apartment on fire, taking an 11-year-old boy as a hostage and assaulting a taxi driver.

The crime was promptly solved. The boy was not damaged.