Dzmitry Yurkoits

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 3 August 1985

Date of detention: 19 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 391 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a judge

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 45

Dzmitry Yurkoits was sentenced by the Navahrudak District Court under Art. 391 of the Criminal Code (insulting a judge) to one and a half years of restricted freedom in an open correctional facility.

Yurkoits was found guilty of insulting Judge Filatau of the Lida District Court known for convicting a large number of people in politically motivated trials.

On March 19, 2021, the convict was sent to serve his sentence in penitentiary No. 45. The prisoner was registered as prone to extremism. Dzmitry has two minor children.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 45. 225073, Brest region, Kamenetsky district, Sushki

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