a Criminal case of bribery brought against unregistered presidential candidate of Belarus Valery Tsepkalo. This was announced by his spokesman Alex urban, writes “Novaya Gazeta”.
According to the Belarusian criminal code, Tsepkalo on this article could face up to 15 years of imprisonment. In Russia he is wanted.
Recall Tsepkalo in July moved from Belarus to Russia together with children. He later said that he was in the Ukraine and Russia now will not go. The charges he rejects.
the Presidential election in Belarus was held on 9 August. According to the CEC, Lukashenko won with more than 80%. For him, this is the sixth time. His main opponents before the elections were not allowed — banker Victor Babariko was detained and arrested Tsepkalo left the country. Several criminal cases were opened against blogger Sergei Tikhanovski, who also failed to register as a candidate on elections of the President of Belarus. The candidate from the United opposition Svetlana Tikhanovski received, according to the CEC, only 10%, however, its headquarters are sure that Tikhanovski scored at least 70%, and the election results were tampered with.