Aliaksei Horbach

sentenced to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 23 May 1978

Date of detention: 1 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Aliaksei Horbach was detained in Svietlahorsk for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.

On November 25, 2022, Horbach was convicted of “insulting a public officer” (Art. 369 of the CC) and “inciting social hatred” (Art. 130 of the CC) and sentenced to two and a half years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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