Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official
Sentence: 1 1/2 years
Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")
Judge: Maryia Aliferuk
Aliaksandr Kumirau is a resident of Drahičyn convicted of insulting a police officer.
On May 25, the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced Kumirau, a native of Drahičyn, to 18 months of home confinement for insulting a government official under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code. The man was found guilty of insulting police officer Yury Charnyshkou in a comment on the Odnoklassniki social media.