Date of detention: 4 Dec 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Aliaksandr Rayentau was first violently detained on August 29 in a trolleybus together with his sister Natallia. Video footage of the detention was published online. Aliaksandr was sentenced to a short prison term, while his sister faced criminal charges.
Aliaksandr was detained in a criminal case in early December.
The man was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in actions which gravely breach public order) and may be imprisoned for up to three years.