Aliaksandr Katsenka

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 6 December 1995

Date of detention: 11 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting a government official

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 18 June 2022

Date of release: 20 October 2023

Judge: Natallia Panasenka

Prosecutor: Vadzim Parkhamovich

Aliaksandr Katsenka

Aliaksandr Katsenka was sentenced to 18 months of restricted freedom in an open penal facility under Article 369 of the Criminal Code for ‘insulting a police officer’.

He was in pre-trial detention center until his trial on May 24. He began serving his sentence on June 18, 2022.

      Katsenka was included in the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.

Katsenka served out his sentence and was released from prison in the autumn of 2023.

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