Five persons are arrested in connection with Minsk blast

2008 2008-07-10T19:19:57+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Many electronic mass media continue informing that four former activists of the underground organization White Legion, Siarzhuk Chyslau, Ihar Korsak, Miraslau Lazouski and Viktar Liashchynski, have been arrested within the frames of the criminal case which has been brought on the fact of the bomb blast during the official concert in the night of 3-4 July.

In fact, all in all five persons have been arrested. The fifth one is a public activist from Minsk Tatsiana Pikun, who is kept in the pre-trial prison in Akrestsin Street. According to preliminary information, she was detained on 7 July as a witness in this criminal case. Her acquaintances were also questioned concerning the events of that night.