Anton Lakishyk

technician, sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 21 July 1999

Date of detention: 18 November 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Viktoryia Shabunia

Prosecutor: Artsiom Tsviatkou

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Godparent: Rachel Hopkins, member of the British House of Commons

Anton Lakishyk is a 21-year-old technician from Minsk.

On November 18, 2020, the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk sentenced him to three years in prison for attacking a riot policeman on July 14. The alleged vicitm, who complained of receiving several blows, however, was not injured and did not seek medical help.

Lakishyk was arrested in the courtroom.

On February 9, 2021, Judge Tamara Unukevich of the Minsk City Court turned down the convict's appeal and upheld the sentence, despite the fact that the prosecutor asked to commute the prison term to 2 years.

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

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