Andrei Tsaronak

sentenced to 4 years in prison


Date of birth: 27 July 1972

Date of detention: 15 October 2020

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

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Prison: Prison No. 1

Andrei Tsaronak is a resident of Minsk sentenced to 4 years in a penal colony under Part 1 of Art. 339 (hooliganism) and 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).

According to the indictment, Tsaronak blocked the road near the Puškinskaja metro station in the evening of September 23, during a protest against the secret inauguration of Aliaksandr Lukashenka. He also allegedly damaged two patrol cars and attacked two traffic police inspectors. Tsaronok did not admit his guilt.

At the end of December 2021, it became known that Andrei was transferred to a high security prison in Hrodna.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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