David Mastsitski

sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 30 March 2001

Date of detention: 2 September 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 5 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Yauhen Brehan

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

Godparent: Till Steffen, member of the German Bundestag

David Mastsitski was detained on September 2, 2020, on suspicion of involvement in the riots on August 9 in Pinsk. On September 5, he was transferred to the pre-trial detention center in Baranavičy. Mastsitski was later charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.

On April 30, 2021, Judge Yauhen Brehan of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced the defendant to 5 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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