The former deputy prosecutor-general of
Arkhipau's co-defendant, the former chairman of the Belarusian parliament's
Arkhipau was detained in November on charges he helped to stop an investigation into a deadly traffic accident in return for a bribe.
He was later released on condition he not leave
Arkhipau was immediately arrested after his verdict and sentencing were made public on
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