Aliaksandr Tseleshman

sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 6 October 2002

Date of detention: 8 February 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk

Prosecutor: Fiodar Liashok, Andrei Manko

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Aliaksandr Tseleshman is accused of participation in the riots in Brest on August 9-10 (Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code).

Aliaksandr was detained for the first time on August 14. He was taken away with only his shorts on, and brought to the police department without his parents (Aliaksandr was 17 at the time). On August 20, he was interrogated by the Investigative Committee without his parents. Then Aliaksandr was released, but on February 8, he was detained again and transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 7 in Brest, where he is currently being held.

On November 8, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced the political prisoner to 4 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony on charges under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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