Criminal case against three BPF members reopened
The criminal case
against three members of the Belarusian Popular Front, Maksim Hubarevich, Ales
Kalita and Siarhei Semianiuk, suspected in hooliganism (Article 339 of the
Criminal Code) has been reopened. It was stated by Siarhei Semianiuk to
Hubarevich, Semianiuk and Kalita are suspected of beating a security guard on 13 August in the building where the office of the BPF was situated at the time. They face up to six years in prison. They accuse the guard of provoking the conflict after the end of the working hours, being in inebriated state.
Semianiuk said he received a letter from the Tsentralny District Police Department of Minsk concerning the reopening of the case. However, he hadn’t received any papers concerning its suspension before it.