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Police keep arresting suspects in Russian embassy arson case

2010 2010-09-27T18:38:20+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Minsk police arrested another suspect in the case of the recent arson on the territory of the Russian embassy. On 25 September, Ihar Trukhanovich was invited for a conversation and later detained by the police. The youth is currently in Detention Center in Akrestsin street and is facing charged under Article 339 of the Criminal Code – ‘hooliganism’.

Another suspect in the case Mikalai Dziadok has been reportedly escorted to the pre-trial prison in Valadarski street. His detention has been extended to 10 more days, after that he must be officially charged or released.

Over the past two weeks, over 30 persons have been summoned for interrogation to the police or the KGB. They are forced to testify that it was Mikalai Dziadok who plotted the attack.

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