Artsiom Latyshau

sentenced to 4 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 4 August 1992

Date of detention: 8 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Art. 341 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of structures and damage to property

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Mikhail Zubenia

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Artsiom Latyshau, a resident of Vitebsk, was detained on September 8, 2021, for splashing red paint on two banners depicting traffic police officers.

He was charged under Article 341 of the Criminal Code (Desecration of buildings and damage to property).

Artsiom was placed in pre-trial detention center pending trial.

On April 25, 2022, the trial started in Viciebsk District Court. On May 20, Judge Mikhail Zubenia found Artsiom guilty and sentenced him to 4.5 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

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

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