Andrei Poczobut started to get acquainted with the materials of the criminal case against him.
The investigation is over, the journalist in the presence of a lawyer charged with two counts Criminal Code — 368 (part I) — "an insult" and 367 (part I) — "slander" against the president. On the first of them the penalty of up to two years in prison, the second — from two to four years. In the remand prison today Grodno investigation materials Andrei Poczobut handed investigator Arseny Nicholas.
Lawyer Alexander Birilov believes that Andrei Poczobut will examine the materials criminal case, likely, within two to three days. Thereafter case will go to court, which would appoint him to consider, said the defender.
Andrei Poczobut is a correspondent of the Polish "Gazeta Wyborcza". At the heart of the criminal case — the publication of the journalist, most of which is taken from the "Gazeta Wyborcza".