Aliaksandr Litvishchanka

sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 16 November 1986

Date of detention: 4 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 4 October 2021

Date of release: 17 February 2023

Aliaksandr Litvishchanka was sentenced by the Kastryčnicki District Court of Mahilioŭ to one year and six months of imprisonment in a penal colony under Art. 369 (insulting a representative of the authorities) and Art. 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting the president).

The convict was taken into custody after the announcement of the verdict.

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