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Belarusian deputies want to introduce the possibility of execution for an attempted terrorist attack

Volodarka detention center in Minsk. File photoMINSK, April 27The deputies of Belarus adopted in two readings a bill suggesting the possibility of applying the death penalty for attempted terrorist attacks, the press service of the lower house of the Belarusian parliament said on Wednesday. to the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, providing for the possibility of applying an exceptional measure of punishment in the form of the death penalty for an attempt to commit acts of terrorism,” the lower house's Telegram channel said. It is emphasized that “the draft law was prepared in order to exert a deterrent effect on destructive elements, as well as to demonstrate the state's resolute struggle against terrorist activities.”Lukashenka agreed to hold a referendum on the abolition of the death penalty. The bill must also be approved by the upper house of parliament and signed by the president to come into force. According to the speaker of the lower house of the Belarusian parliament Vladimir Andreichenko, one of the most serious threats to the security and stability of any society is terrorism. “Trying to stir up the situation in Belarus, provoke internal instability and conflicts, destructive forces continue their terrorist, extremist activities aimed at killing people. Without stopping at nothing, actions are being taken to disable railway equipment and tracks, objects of strategic importance, to set fire to residential houses, undermining vehicles in places of mass recreation and crowds,” the press service quoted him as saying. The speaker stressed that “this requires tough and effective measures to prevent and combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.” “There can be no justification for the actions of terrorists,” he said.Lukashenka promised to “demolish the head” of those encroaching on peace and tranquility in Belarus opposition, for the suppression of which the security forces, among other things, used special equipment and special equipment. On February 11 last year, the KGB of Belarus announced that the manifestations of protests had practically disappeared. In Belarus, criminal cases have been opened against a number of opposition leaders, including calls for a seizure of power, the creation of an extremist formation, a conspiracy to seize state power by unconstitutional means, and an attempted terrorist act. detection of extremist crimes and, as a result, the prerequisites for further criminal activity of persons who have escaped responsibility, the radicalization of their criminal intentions. He paid special attention to the increased risk of sabotage and acts of terrorism at transport facilities and, in this regard, pointed out the need to significantly revise approaches to the disclosure and investigation of extremist crimes. In early April, the state television channel Belarus 1, citing law enforcement officials, reported that more than 80 terrorist attacks had recently been carried out on the infrastructure of the Belarusian railway. The President of Belarus earlier said that the authorities would not allow a repetition of the mass protests of the opposition that took place after the presidential elections in 2020, and stressed that anyone who wants to disturb the peace and tranquility in the country will be “decapitated”.Suspects of sabotage on railways detained in Belarus


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