Activist Sternenko convicted of kidnapping, sentenced to seven years in prison – court ruling.

As reported by Censor.NET.

The court passed the verdict on Tuesday. The hearing was broadcast on social networks.

"Sternenko was found guilty [...] of illegal imprisonment [...] with the use of weapons for a long time [...] with the aim of taking possession of other people's property," the court said.

As Sternenko wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday, the court decided to take him into custody right in the courtroom and put him in a pretrial detention center. "We are given a pretrial detention center with custody in the courtroom," he said.

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