Editorial office of regional newspaper "Hantsavitski chas" searched

05.10.2021 Source: BAJ Press Service

The editorial office of the Hantsavitski chas newspaper has been searched, devices have been seized.

The office survived searches in July 2021 and December 2020.

Photo: Piotr Huzayeuski, editor-in-chief of Hantsavichy chas and the Pershy rehiyon online media

he search of the Hantsavichy Chas editorial office was carried out by officers of the Financial Investigations Department of the State Control Committee.

The security forces were primarily interested in finance and accounting documents, and all computers and phones were seized as a result of the search. Later in the evening it became known that the newspaper's editor-in-chief Piotr Huzayeuski was at home, but had his devices seized.

The Hantsavitski chas newspaper has been published for 19 years. It is registered by the Ministry of Information and belongs to the Media-Hantsavichy company, which also founded the Pershy rehiyon online media. The latter is a private media that works in several cities in the Brest region: Ivatsevichy, Biaroza, Pinsk, Hantsavichy, Drahichyn.