On May 8, 2019, approximately five houses were searched in the framework of a criminal case against Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov.
On 4 December 2018, Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov were transferred to house arrest. The police tried to compel them to incriminate themselves and others. Neither the Polyakovs nor dozens of others imprisoned for their faith throughout Russia are going to make such a deal with investigators.
A married couple, Sergey and Anastasiya Polyakov, were sent to a detention centre in Omsk.
On 6 July 2018, 46-year-old Sergey Polyakov and his wife Anastasiya, who are suspected of professing the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses, were sent to the Omsk Detention Centre. They were detained in the course of searches on 4 July 2018.