Mihas Bashura released but has to pay huge fine

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An activist of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign Mihas Bashura has been fined for 500 base amounts (17.5 million rubles).

The sentence has been pronounced by Minsk Soviet District Court today. Bashura has been returned guilty but they have decided not to imprison him, informs BelaPAN.  

The activist was detained on August 6. He was accused according to two parts of article #380 of the Criminal Code (forging, creation, usage or distribution of fake documents, letter-heads, seals and forms). The article may lead to three years of imprisonment. According to the investigation and the court, Bashura forged documents to get a housing credit.

Mihas Bashura has not pled guilty.

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