Aleh Kulesha

sentenced to 19 months in prison

Date of birth: 5 October 1971

Date of detention: 10 June 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: 1 year and 7 months

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Maryia Aliferuk

Prosecutor: Andrei Manko

Aleh Kulesha is a resident of Pružany, a defendant in a massive criminal case opened after the events of September 13, 2002, when several hundred protesters were dispersed by a water cannon and faced charges under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.

Kulesha was detained on June 10, 2021 and charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.

On October 6, 2021, the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced Kulesha to 1 year and 7 months in a penal colony.

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