Belarus death-row convict appeals to Supreme Court

Асуджаны на расстрэл Генадзь Якавіцкі падаў касацыйную скаргу ў Вярхоўны суд

The death-row convicted resident of Vileyka Henadz Yakavitski has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court of Belarus. The 49-year-old man was found guilty of murdering his female partner and senteced to death by Minsk Regional Court on January 5, 2016, reminds

Henadz Yakavitski was got his first conviction when he was 17 years old for taking a bottle of wine from a tipsy by-passer. Yakavitski was then sentenced to three years in prison. In 1989, he receive a death sentence, which was replaced to a lenthgy prison term after appeal. He was also convicted for aliment evasion.