Belarusian Investigative Committee opens probe into violence against police after protests hit Minsk

# 09:27
10 August 2020

Criminal cases have been initiated following riots and violence against the Belarusian police, Ivan Noskevich, head of the Belarusian investigative committee said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

"The Investigative Committee has opened criminal cases (following) riots and violence against employees of internal affairs bodies. They took place in the city of Minsk and a number of other regions of the country tonight," he said.

According to Noskevich, "all illegal actions were accompanied by violence against police officers, dozens of whom were injured."