Female students on trial in Baranavichy for spreading indecent content

The story with the controversial photograph began last autumn, when a 16-year-old vocational school student from Baranavichy area downloaded on her phone a porno photo and added her classmate’s face to it using a special program.

She kept the edited photo on the phone, and in January 2016 showed it to two girlfriends and proposed to place images on social networks. Following the publication, friends shared it with other users, as well as sent the collage to the girl.

As one of the defendants explained, she disliked her.

The investigated girls later said they wanted to make a joke on their classmate, because they disliked her, spokeswoman for the Office of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus in the Brest region Maryna Drankova said to intex-press.by.

The victim complained to the school administration, after which the head of the institution turned to the law enforcement agencies.

The students are accused of producing and distributing pornographic image, made by a group of people on preliminary arrangement by using the Internet. They are facing from two to four years in prison. However, the victim did not want to start criminal proceedings for contempt against them.