A videotaping of the moment the crime is being committed has been entered into the case of damaging the tax office building in Gomel. It was stated by the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
The video was uploaded onto the internet in the name of a radical anarchist organization.
Bottles with flame liquid are seen in the video. Anarchist had taken the responsibility for the criminal act before. The investigation of the criminal case continues.
Yulia Goncharova, official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus:
Complexes of investigative actions and operational searches have been carried out. Investigation officers and operatives are closely cooperating and working out several versions of the event. What is more, all the incoming information is operatively analyzed by law enforcement officials.
Unknown attackers threw a Molotov cocktail in the tax office’s window the previous week. Broken glass and fabric with a smell of fuel and lubricants were found on the scene of crime. A criminal case was initiated and it is based on the article "Deliberate damage to property in publicly dangerous way". The attackers could face up to 10 years in prison.