Date of birth: 16 March 2000
Date of detention: 18 June 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Uladzimir Fedarovich
Prosecutor: Artsiom Rouba
Prison: Penal colony No. 2
Andrei Herasimovich is a resident of Hrodna, a student of the Yanka Kupala State University of Hrodna.
Andrei was charged in a criminal case under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against police officers) and Article 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order). According to the accusation, Herasimovich and four other people, acting in a group with other persons, threw pieces of paving tiles and other objects at police cars. Andrei pleaded partially guilty.
On 18 June 2021, he was sentenced to two and a half years in prison and taken into custody in the courtroom.