The Central district court of Minsk rejected the complaint of lawyers of the applicant for the post of President of Belarus Victor Babariko, recognizing his detention lawful. About it TYT.BY said the defenders of the detainee Dmitry Laevsky and Alexander pylchanka has.
The hearing was held behind closed doors, said human rights activists.
“Now the district court’s ruling will be appealed in Minsk city court. According to the law, in considering such an appeal the court may declare the detention illegal and in the case where a detainee had committed a violation of the right to protection”, – said the lawyers.
On June 18 in Minsk, was detained competitor on elections of the President Victor Babariko. The article, which Babariko and his son, Edward charged, the defender did not name, having referred to a subscription about nondisclosure of materials of business.
Babariko for 20 years led the “Belgazprombank”, whose shareholders are the Russian “Gazprombank” and “Gazprom”. He left this position in may 2020, when he decided to run for the presidency.
In Belarus is scheduled for August 9th presidential elections. Lukashenko, who heads Belarus since 1994, intends to run for another term.
June 19 was the deadline of collecting signatures candidates for the highest office. 22 Jun TUT.BY the Central election Commission of Belarus announced that the required number of signatures (100 thousand) surrendered the initiative group of seven candidates for the presidency. The CEC did not mention the names of the candidates, but, according to the publication, among them is Lukashenka and Babariko. Official information of the CEC has promised to publish after June 30, when the check of the signature.