Dzmitryi Bahachenka

sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment

Prisoner

Date of birth: 18 May 1978

Date of detention: 28 December 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Ruslan Tsaruk

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Dzmitryi Bahachenka is a 45-year-old lawyer and entrepreneur. He was accused of 'incitement to other social enmity or hatred' under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code.

The trial began on April 27, 2023, in the Homieĺ Regional Court. On May 23, 2023, Judge Ruslan Tsaruk found Bahachenka guilty and sentenced him to 24 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

Addresses of prisons:

What should I know and how to help?

✉️ Write a letter. Make a scan of your letter or postcard and share it online

🤝 Please use the Russian (or Belarusian) name of the prison

💡 Foreign-language messages may be blocked, so attach a translation (e.g. translate.google.com)

💡 A big guide about helping Belarusian political prisoners from abroad

💡 More tips here

Support “Viasna”