sentenced to 5 years in prison
Date of birth: 20 April 1986
Date of detention: 20 October 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk
Prosecutor: Valeryia Taratynka
Prison: Penal colony No. 20
Aliaksei Drab is a resident of Minsk sentenced to five years in a penal colony under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).
The events for which the man was convicted took place on October 11, 2020. During the dispersal of the "March of Honor" near the Puškinskaja metro station in Minsk, he and three other defendants, according to the investigation, prevented riot police from detaining a protester, started a fight with them, hit them several times on the heads and broke the glass in a police car.
Drab partially admitted his guilt. He was detained on October 20. He was threatened, forced to incriminate himself in a video confession. After interrogation, he was brought to the pre-trial detention center wearing a cast.