Andrei Chudzinau

sentenced to 2 years

Date of birth: 10 April 1971

Date of detention: 4 January 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Volha Niaborskaya

Prison: Prison No. 4

Andrei Chudzinau served several sentences under “political” articles of the Administrative Code. He was later arrested in a criminal case of group actions grossly violating public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

He is being held in pre-trial detention center.

On March 17, 2022, Kastryčnicki District Court of Minsk sentenced Andrei Chudzinau to two years in a general-regime penal colony. The case was considered by judge Volha Niaborskaya. The main and only proof of Chudinau's guilt was a photo found on his phone.

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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