Police Detain Valery Levanewski’s Son

2004 2004-09-27T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Charter’97 web-site reports, son of the leader of the National Strike Committee of Entrepreneurs Valery Levanewski was detained on September 26 in Pinsk at the local market. Police officer A. Lipski and an unknown man in civilian clothes took Dzmitry Levanewski first to the market administration office, and then to Pinsk police department.

The interrogation was carried out by the police officer, who introduced himself as Viktar Hrynko. When Dzmitry Levanewski asked to explain one of the questions to him, Hrynko gave him a hard blow on the back.

The interrogation was continued by junior district police inspector Lipski. He has drawn up a report of personal search, and a report of administrative offence (Article 172 part 3 of the Code of Administrative Offences – Distribution of printed materials without publisher’s imprint). During the personal search the police confiscated 112 Predprinimatel (Entrepreneur) newsletters and 245 leaflets about the trial over Valery Levanewski and Alaksandr Vasilyew’s, sentenced to 2 years of prison for “public insult of president Lukashenka”.

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