Artur Rolich

Prisoner

Date of birth: 14 September 1984

Date of detention: 15 August 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-2 of the Criminal Code — Financing the activities of an extremist group
Art. 290-1 of the Criminal Code — Financing of terrorist activities

Sentence: 9 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Katser

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Notes: Затрыманне пасля вяртання ў Беларусь

Groups: Businessmen

Cases: Данаты

Artur Rolich, a businessman, was detained upon his return from abroad.

The individual is facing charges under multiple articles of the Criminal Code, specifically related to donations made to various Belarusian initiatives. These charges include both parts of Article 290-1 of the Criminal Code of Belarus, which pertains to financing of terrorist activities, and both parts of Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code, which pertains to financing of extremist activities. 

The trial for this case is scheduled to begin on April 23, 2024, in Minsk City Court.

 
Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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