5. Policeman escaped from Lukashenko, on hunger strike in Ecuador prison
Updated at 12:59,17-08-2012
... Two weeks after Alexander Lukashenko's visit, the story about the Belarusian was shown in night newscast "Televistazo" on TV channel "Ecuavisa", which the locals consider the most objective. It says, the case of depriving Barankov of the refugee status hasn't completed, yet.
"Platforma" which he contacted by phone on June 17, informed about Alexander Barankov's detention in Ecuador. It happened on the eve of Alexander Lukashenko's Latin American tour. Barankov connects his arrest with the arrival of the Belarusian ruler to Ecuador.
Former investigator left the homeland after the KGB filed against him two criminal cases. According to Barankov, it could be the revenge for his service in police, when he has identified numerous instances of abuse and corruption among law enforcement agencies and commercial entities. After his departure to Ecuador the government named him wanted by Interpol.