Andrei Astratsou

sentenced to 5 years in prison


Date of birth: 20 November 1976

Date of detention: 7 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 366 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Uladzimir Fedarovich

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Andrei Astratsou was sentenced to five years of imprisonment in a penal colony under Article 368 (insulting the president), Art. 369 (insulting a representative of the authorities), Art. 366 (threat of violence against an official), and Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (threat of violence against a police officer) for commenting on a Telegram channel.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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