Vitold Ashurka sentenced for three days in prison
14:05, — Politics
The Svislach court found the activist guilty of “participating in an unauthorized action” and “using the unregistered symbolics”.
From the court he was taken to a police station to spend the rest of the term in jail – it remains less than a day for him to stay imprisoned, Radio Svaboda reports.
According to the activist himself, the court was held in the same way as of his friends who had been sentenced earlier. The same policemen witnesses, watching of the same videotape and announcing the verdict. According to Ashurka, there was no unexpectedness. Although, he thought he could get the arrest of five days.
We would remind that on 27 October near Svislach a traditional commemoration action was held devoted to the memory of Viktar and Kastus Kalinouski brothers. Over thirty people participated in that. Policemen detained four of them – Ales Krot, Stanislava Gusakova, Vitold Ashurka and Vital Lopasau. The last one was released because he had an underage son with him. The rest of the detained spent the weekend in the local police department. Protocols were composed against them for “participating in a an unauthorized action” and “using the unregistered symbolics”. The young people were sentenced to fines and days in prison.