Aliaksandr Zakharevich

served full term, released

Date of birth: 14 July 1991

Date of detention: 12 November 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 27 August 2022

Judge: Anastasiya Kulik

Aliaksandr Zakharevich is a resident of Minsk.

He was detained on November 1 during a peaceful protest and sentenced to 9 days of administrative detention. After his release, he was re-detained and his house was searched.

Zakharevich was later charged under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code, "violence against a police officer," for stepping on the foot of a traffic police officer when fleeing from the police. He has been in custody since November 12.

Aliaksandr Zakharevich did not admit his guilt.

On January 14, the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk sentenced Zakharevich to two years' imprisonment. The court also ordered to collect from Zakharevich compensation of moral damage in favor of the injured riot policeman in the amount of 500 rubles.

Aliaksandr served his sentence in full and was released on August 28, 2022.

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