Artsiom Babkou

sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 29 December 1997

Date of detention: 23 November 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 23 November 2022

Judge: Mikalai Dolia

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Artsiom Babkou was accused of 'facilitating extremist activities' under Part 1 of Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code.

Before the trial, Babkou was free on bail.

On November 23, 2022, the Homieĺ Regional Court found Babkou guilty and sentenced him to 24 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. The case was considered in a closed session by Judge Mikalai Dolia.

Artsiom Babkou was taken into custody in the courtroom.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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