friend of Viktar Babaryka's family and coordinator of his nomination group in one of the districts of Minsk
Date of detention: 11 Jun 2020
Art. 243 of the Criminal Code - Evasion of taxes and fees
Prison: Pre-trial detention center of KGB
Sviatlana Kupreyeva is a friend of Viktar Babaryka's family and the coordinator of his nomination group in one of Minsk districts. On June 11, her home was searched and the woman was taken to the KGB for questioning, after which she was remanded in custody. On June 15, her and her mother's apartment was searched again and property was siezed. Svatlana was only allowed to receive the essentials four days after the detention.
During the arrest, the financial police officers said that Sviatlana Kupreyeva was suspected of committing a crime under Part 2 of Art. 243 of the Criminal Code (tax evasion on a particularly large scale).