chief engineer at TUT.BY
Date of birth: 9 April 1964
Date of detention: 18 May 2021
Art. 243 of the Criminal Code — Evasion of taxes and fees
Statement on the status of a political prisoner
Godparent: Kassem Taher Saleh, member of the German Bundestag
Ala Lapatka is chief engineer at TUT.BY.
She was detained on May 18, 2021, in the framework of a criminal case initiated against TUT.BY for tax evasion on an especially large scale (Part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code).
On May 13, 2022, Ala was released from pre-trial detention center. She had her measure of restraint changed, the charges were not dropped.