Anton Surapin and Siarhei Basharymau released on recognizance
On August 17, 2012 Siarhei Basharymau and Anton Surapin, realtor and journalist facing charges under Par. 6 Art. 16 and Par. 3 Art. 371 of the Criminal Code, have been released on recognizance, the KGB official web-site reports.
“S. Basharymau and A. Surapin are still accused, since the required investigative activities, including a face-to-face interrogation, have not been conducted owing to the Swedish nationals’ refusal to appear at the investigative department. The final procedural decisions concerning the Belarusian citizens charged with the above-mentioned offences shall be taken after the circumstances of the crime under investigation are finally clarified,” says the KGB press-service.
Anton Surapin told about his release in a telephone conversation with the press-service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, the BAJ’s web-site reports.
Anton Surapin says he is currently in Slutsk and must not leave the town.