In Belarus, offered to judge in absentia the opposition émigrés

“There was probably an omission in the criminal procedural legislation …”, – said Volfovich. Photo: possible in absentia sentencing in criminal cases of oppositionists who went abroad. According to him, under the current legislation, the “principle of inevitability of criminal punishment for a committed crime” was not fulfilled. Истoчник Because of this, the Secretary of State added, a “criminal” can leave the country and live in peace, and even at the request of security officials, other states do not extradite him “for political reasons.” If the amendments are made, the court will be able to sentence such people in absentia, concluded Volfovich.