Dzmitry Kanapelka

volunteer of Viktar Babaryka's campaign, sentenced to 5 years in prison

Date of birth: 13 December 1983

Date of detention: 11 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal code - Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass riots, or financing of this activity

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Sviatlana Bandarenka

Prosecutor: Raman Biziuk

Prison: Prison No. 4

Dzmitry Kanapelka

Dzmitry Kanapelka was detained on September 11, 2020 and charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code over his alleged involvement in the events of August 9-12 in Minsk.

On June 10, 2021, Judge Sviatlana Bandarenka of the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk sentenced Kanapelka to five years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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