Homel: participant of silent protests sentenced to 30 days of arrest

2011 2011-07-07T16:42:37+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

The court considered the youngster guilty of bad swearing and sentenced him to 15 days of detention on 4 July. Ustsimenka was detained on 2 July, before another silent action of protest. Policemen claimed they had received a complaint from an unknown person. 

Ustsimenka was taken to court from the detention center on 7 July, reports BelaPAN. The court considered the administrative case concerning the 29 June silent action. Previously, the trial had been postponed as they wanted to summon witnesses. This time, the trial was closed: even Ruslan's mother was not admitted. Ustsimenka was found guilty of using obscene language in public and was sentenced to 15 days of arrest. Thus, the youngster will spend 30 days in the detention center altogether.