Dzmitry Karatkevich

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 10 July 1980

Date of detention: 4 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code β€” Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 25 July 2023

Judge: Siarhei Shatsila

Prosecutor: Anastasiya Maliko

Dzmitry Karatkevich is director of a local branch of JSC "Grand Medical Group".

He was detained on September 4 for allegedly committing violence against a district police officer during a protest in Minsk, namely spraying a pepper spray into his face.

On November 13, 2020, Karatkevich was sentenced by the Saviecki District Court of Minsk to 3 years in prison under Article 364 of the Criminal Code.

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