A Minsk resident passed personal information of 660 employees of the prosecutor’s office and the State Control Committee to opposition Telegram channels, the press service of the prosecutor’s office reports.
The case has already been sent to court.
After the publication of this information on Telegram, the victims began to receive threats and insults, investigators claim.
The man has been charged under three articles of the Criminal Code (‘illegal actions in relation to information about private life and personal information’, ‘assistance in inciting social hatred’, ‘backing threats of violence against an official as well as another person who performs civic duty’).
If found guilty on all counts, the defendant might be sentenced to up to 22 years in prison.