5,000 boycott leaflets seized from BCD activist
10:36, — Politics
Police seized 5,000 leaflets calling to boycott the “election” from Zmitser Shukhrai, an activist of Belarusian Christian Democracy party (BCD) in the Brest region.
“I was detained at 7:15 p.m. near the central bus station. Policemen asked to show my ID and asked what I had in the bag,” Shukhrai told BelaPAN news agency. “A man in civvies was standing near the policemen. He left after I had been detained.”
The activist was taken to the Leninski district police department for questioning. Police seized 5,000 leaflets calling to boycott the “election”.
“I was told the leaflets would be sent for examination, because police saw calls to a coup in them,” Shukhrai said.
He was released at 10:10 p.m. No police reports were drawn up against the activist.