Belarusian law enforcement officers detained representatives of the headquarters of the ex-head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko and presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. This was reported by the press service of politicians.
Thus, Babariko’s representatives reported that Vera Kharuzhei was detained in Minsk.
“When we got into the car and started to drive out of the parking lot, I blocked the silver bus, and the police came out. Maria was forcibly taken to the bus and left, “- quoted by TASS.
In addition, Maria Kolesnikova, an associate of the presidential candidate of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, was detained.
She has already been released, the detention was a mistake of Minsk law enforcement officers, according to the headquarters of Tikhanovskaya.
Several hours earlier, it was reported that Maria Moroz, the head of Tikhanovskaya’s headquarters, had been detained again.
The presidential elections in Belarus will be held on August 9. The Central Election Commission registered five people as candidates – Andrey Dmitriev, Anna Kanopatskaya, Alexander Lukashenko, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Sergei Cherechenya. Two applicants, Viktor Babariko and Valery Tsepkalo, were refused registration.