sentenced to 3 years in prison
Date of birth: 10 July 1980
Date of detention: 4 September 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Siarhei Shatsila
Prosecutor: Anastasiya Maliko
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
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.