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Ejednevnik Office Being Searched

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Ejednevnik Office Being Searched

The State Control Committee has seized the documentation of the publication.

On March 26, employees of the Department of Financial Investigations at the Committee for State Investigations are conducting a search in the office of the Ejednevnik newspaper, Radio Svaboda reports.

What happened?

On March 25, in Minsk, the law-enforcement officials detained Siarhei Satsuk, Editor-in-Chief of the online publication Ejednevnik. A criminal case was opened against him, allegedly for a bribe.

The State Control Committee has seized the documentation of the publication.

In the Ejednevnik office, there are two employees of the DFI, and brother of Siarhei Satsuk Aliaksandr. According to Aliaksandr Satsuk, all documentation is currently being seized. There are no journalists in the office.

Siarhei Satsuk himself is held in the temporary detention center in the Akrestsin Street. His daughter is trying to pass him a parcel.