The journalist's lawyer society Andrew Alexander Pochobut Birilov said:
"We have read the materials criminal case and filed a petition for termination due to the fact that there is no reason to bring him to justice, because you can articulate. And at this point should have resolved the issue of the case to the court. "
The lawyer added that they Poczobut filed in the name of the investigator Nicholas Arseny each of their application.
The journalist was charged with two counts Criminal Code RB: 368 (part I) — "an insult" and 367 (part I) — "slander" against the president. On the first of them to be punished two years in prison, the second — from two to four years. Pochobut kept in remand prison Grodno.
Andrew Pochobut — correspondent of the Polish "Gazeta Wyborcza". At the heart criminal case — publication of the journalist, most of which is taken from the "Gazeta Wyborcza".