In Kirov, Law Enforcement Officers Seize Computers, Apply Pressure

Фото: обыск у Свидетелей Иеговы (архивное фото)

On July 17-18, 2019, Witnesses’ homes were searched in the city of Kirov. In the apartment of Anton Vasyukov, 48, computers were confiscated. Details of the search of Aleksey Okatiev, 62, and Yuriy Geraskov, 63, are unknown. In the city there are three identical criminal cases against 11 Jehovah's Witnesses. A citizen of Poland, Andrzej Oniszczuk, has been kept in a detention center there more than 280 days.

Case of Tokarev in Kirov

Kirov Region
Case number:
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Suspected of:
"joint singing of biblical songs ... in his apartment."
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Kirov Region
Case initiated:
8 May 2019

Persons in the case