State investigators in Belarus search the apartment of opposition politician Znak: lawyer

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The apartment of Belarusian opposition politician Maxim Znak has been raided by the country’s state investigation committee, Znak’s lawyer said Wednesday in Sputnik Belarus.

Znak, a member of the opposition coordinating council, who is trying to dialogue with veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko about what was said to have been rigged presidential elections last month, was picked up from his office last Wednesday by masked people, they said. said his allies.

Sputnik Belarus said Znak was the subject of legal proceedings by the investigation commission.

Interfax reported that state investigators were also ransacking the headquarters of jailed opposition politician Viktor Babariko.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Written by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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