Aliaksandr Khrapko

sentenced to 1 year in prison

Date of birth: 4 December 1993

Date of detention: 16 March 2021

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 1 year and 1 month

Penalty: imprisonment in a maximum-security penal colony

Date of release: 15 March 2022

Judge: Yauhen Brehan

Aliaksandr Khrapko is a resident of Brest, a defendant in the "dancing protest trial" linked to the events of September 13, 2020, when dancing protesters were dispersed by a water cannon.

He was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On June 3, 2021, Judge Yauhen Brehan of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced Khrapko to 1 year in a maximum-security penal colony.

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