athlete, sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 26 March 1995
Date of detention: 11 September 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Sentence: 4 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Andrei Hrushko
Prison: Penal colony No. 2
Dzianis Marusevich is a 25-year-old athlete and former serviceman from Brest. He has been in custody since September 11 as part of the "mass riots" criminal case.
He was charged under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "participation in riots", for allegedly throwing pieces of asphalt at riot policemen. He was also accused of attempting to kick a police officer.
Dzianis was held in the pre-trial detention center in Brest.
On May 21, 2021, Judge Andrei Hrushko of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Marusevich to 4 years in a medium-security penal colony.