Ex-presidential candidate, arrested on December 19 during a mass rally in Minsk, are in custody of the KGB. This was their relatives were informed by representatives of the KGB.
As the BelaPAN in the KGB detention center are Nyaklyayeu, Andrei Sannikov, Vital Rymasheuski, Nikolai Statkevich and Ales Mikhalevich. After the action had been brought to the same Grigory Kostusev and Dmitry Uss, but they were released on December 20. With Kastusyou took on his own recognizance.
In the KGB detention center are also Sannikov's wife Irina Khalip journalist, confidant Neklyaeva Fyaduta Alexander, chief of staff Paul Rymasheuski Seviarynets.
The KGB situation of detainees not comment.
At night, Dec. 20, the TV channel ONT Prosecutor General of Belarus Grigory Vasilevich said that the investigation will determine the responsibility of everyone who is to blame for the riots in Minsk, and depending on it will decide about bringing them to justice.
In turn Interior Minister Anatoly Kuleshov said for the initiation of the organizers of the unsanctioned protest proceedings under Article 293 Criminal Code (Riots). Its maximum penalty — 15 years imprisonment.