Dzianis Nikita

Prisoner

Date of birth: 31 January 1985

Date of detention: 25 January 2024

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a maximum-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitry Tsivunchyk

Dzianis Nikita was detained on January 25, 2024, for engaging in minor disruptive behavior. He contested the detention and is said to have insulted and threatened the police officers, mentioning Lukashenka. As a result, a criminal case was initiated. He was found guilty of insulting Lukashenka under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code.

The man was tried on April 2, 2024. Judge Dzmitry Tsivunchyk sentenced him to three years of imprisonment in a maximum-security penal colony.

 

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