10 December 2019, Tuesday, 16:13
The Wait Is Nearly Over

Syarhei Parsyukevich transferred to prison in Zhodzina

It has been told to his wife Natalya Parsyukevich by representatives of the remand prison in Valadarski Street in Minsk today morning. At the moment Syarhei Parsyukevich is kept there.

It is unclear what has caused this transfer. Arrests are served in Zhodzina, while Syarhei was sent to the standard regime penal colony under the ruling of the court.

Moreover, Syarhei Parsyukevich, an entrepreneur sentenced to 2.5 years of a standard regime penal colony for alleged “beating up a policeman”, and his lawyer Vera Stramkouskaya challenged the verdict in Minsk city court. Parsyukevich is to wait for the decision of the higher authorities in the remand prison, that is in Minsk remand prison in Valadarski Street.

Today Parsyukevich is to be visited his lawyer Vera Stramkouskaya, and the situation is to be cleared up, “Perspektiva” web-source informs.

The judgment of the court in the case of Syarhei Parsyukevich was delivered on April 23. According to the version of prosecution, the Vitsebsk businessman, who served an administrative arrest after the meeting of individual entrepreneurs in Minsk, attracted a guard Alyaksandr Dulub on January 26 and beat him up. Witnesses sitting in one cell with Parsyukevich stated in the court that the situation was the opposite. The policeman beat up the prisoner, who by the way is a retired police officer himself.