Date of birth: 3 Aug 1995
Date of detention: 27 Aug 2020
Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal code - Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass riots, or financing of this activity
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Aliaksei Karatkou is a CEO-developer at the MakeML startup. He was detained on August 27 in Independence Square in Minsk.
First, Karatkou was sentenced to 8 days under Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code for participating in an unauthorized mass event. On September 4, upon his release from detention, the man was immediately detained as a suspect under Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (training or other preparation of persons to participate in riots). Karatkou later faced official charges.
He is held in pre-trial detention center No. 1 in Minsk.