Alena Paulovich

copy shop owner, sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 2 October 1987

Date of detention: 26 July 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Mikhail Makarevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Alena Paulovich runs Lisa copy shop from Barysaŭ. She was detained at the end of July 2022. During the search, the police forced Alena to tear the white-red-white wallpaper off the wall.

A criminal case under Article 342 of the Criminal Code for ‘group actions grossly violating the public order’ was opened against the woman and she was placed in a pre-trial detention center.

Alena was sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment while her husband Dzmitryi received 18 months in a general-security penal colony.

Judge Mikhail Makarevich passed the verdict.

The family has two minor children who are now under the grandmother's care.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 4. 246035, Homieĺ, vulica Antoshkina 3

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