sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 21 August 2002
Date of detention: 9 November 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Part 1 of Article 13 and Article 293 of the Criminal Code — Preparation for mass riots
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Andrei Mlechka
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Godparent: Brigitte Devésa, Member of the French Senate
Adam Sauko was detained as part of a criminal case on ‘group actions grossly violating the public order’ (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code) and ‘preparation to participation mass riots’ (Part 1 of Article 13 and Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code). Among other things, he was accused of receiving telescopic batons, tasers, and other means from abroad.
On July 1, 2022, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced him to five years of imprisonment in a penal colony.