He argued with Russian friends about the work of the police.
A resident of the village of Vetrino, Polotsk region, on a dispute with friends from Russia, published a post on the terrorist attack in VKontakte. This was reported by BelTA agency referring to the official representative of the Internal Affairs Directorate of Vitebsk executive committee Vitaly Sapronenko.
According to the agency, on May 1, a 35-year-old man argued with Russian friends who were vacationing in the neighborhood about the work of the Belarusian police. To check them in practice, the man published in the “VKontakte” post: “I was preparing a bomb! There will be a terrorist attack in Polotsk. In the arena. ”
The man was detained a few hours later, the police about him was told by a “completely foreign” resident of Polotsk. At the same time the representative of the Internal Affairs Directorate said that a friend from Murmansk informed her about the publication.
Against the author of the publication, the case was initiated under part 1 of Article 340 of the Criminal Code of Belarus (a deliberately false report about the impending explosion). He faces a fine or imprisonment for up to five years.