Aliaksandr Trush

sentenced to 18 months in penal colony

Date of detention: 17 September 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Date of release: 3 January 2024

Judge: Tatsiana Lauraniuk

Prosecutor: Yahor Kronda

Aliaksandr Trush was accused of “insulting the president of Belarus” under Part 1 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code.

On November 24, 2022, in the Moscow District Court of Brest, the judge Tatsiana Lauraniuk sentenced Trush to 18 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. The state prosecution was represented by Yahor Kronda.

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