Updated at 16:11,02-12-2016

Nikolai Demidenko detained at the trial against Byalyatski

During the trial against human rights defender Ales Byalyatski, deputy chairman of Malady Front (Young Front) Nikolai Demidenko was arrested.

As UDF.BY correspondent has reported from the Maskouski District Court of Minsk, the activist wanted to come at the trial. However, he was detained by police, because he refused to remove from his outwear the badge with the coat of arms "Pahonya" (Chaser).

They seized Demidenko's passport, and then taken out of the courthouse and put in the white police car "Lada". Currently, the activist is being brought to a police station, mobile communication with him is missing.