sentenced to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 23 May 1978
Date of detention: 1 October 2021
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.