Andrei Papou

metal bender, artist, sentenced to 5 years in prison

Date of birth: 28 March 1997

Date of detention: 1 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Anzhela Kastsiukevich

Prosecutor: Volha Dzindzialevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

Andrei Papou

Andrei Papou was wounded and detained on August 9, 2020. He spent three days in the detention center in Žodzina, after which he was released. Andrei was detained again on September 1.

He was charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "mass riots".

Initially, Papou was charged under Art. 364 (violence or threat of violence against a police officer), but the prosecution eventually dropped the charge, after the alleged victim was not identified.

On February 16, 2021, Judge Anzhela Kastsiukevich of the Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced Andrei Papou to five years in a medium-security penal colony, finding him guilty under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (rioting).

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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