sentenced to 6 years in prison
Date of birth: 1 July 1990
Date of detention: 25 September 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 6 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Sviatlana Bandarenka
Prosecutor: Raman Biziuk, Fiodar Sinitski
Prison: Penal colony No. 2
Godparent: Johann Saathoff, Member of the German Bundestag
Dzianis Boltuts was detained on September 25, 2020 as a suspect in the rioting case.
He was later charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code, "group actions that grossly violate public order."
In early February 2021, it became known that Boltuts was also charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots) and under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence or threat of violence against a police officer).
Dzianis was eventually sentenced to 6 years in a medium-security penal colony.