Aliaksandr Tsimashenka

Date of birth: 13 August 2001

Date of detention: 10 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Halina Knizhonak-Maksimava

Prosecutor: Yuliya Kakoryna

Aliaksandr Tsimashenka,  a resident of Mazyr, was detained in July 2021 in the framework of a criminal case on group actions that grossly violate public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

At the trial it became known that he was also charged under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (Violence or threat of violence against a police officer). In November 2021, Aliaksandr Tsimashenka was sentenced to 3 years in prison.

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