Aleh Khichou

sentenced to 14 months in prison

Date of birth: 27 February 1996

Date of detention: 31 May 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 14 months

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Uladzimir Pazniak

Prosecutor: Tsimafiyevich

Prison: Prison No. 1

Aleh Khichou is resident of Hrodna detained on May 31, 2021 and charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order).

He was accused of participating in a post-election protest on August 10, 2020.

On October 18, 2021, the Kastryčnicki District Court of Hrodna sentenced him to one year and two months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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