Aliaksei Kaveryn (Kruhliak)

radio host, served full term, released

Date of birth: 26 May 1985

Date of detention: 2 December 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 15 September 2022

Judge: Viktar Kazachak

Aliaksei Kaveryn is a radio host of the Homieĺ radio station. He was detained on December 2, 2021, for allegedly calling for a violation of public order. 

He has been charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Case (Group actions grossly violating public order) and transferred into pre-detention center.

The criminal case against Aliaksei Kaveryn was considered in Centraĺny district court of Homieĺ. On March 12, 2022, Judge Viktar Kazachak sentenced him to 12 months of imprisonment in a general-regime penal colony while awarding credit for the time spent in pre-trial custody.

Kaveryn served his sentence in full and was released in September 2022.

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