Dzmitry Lukashevich

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 28 September 1974

Date of detention: 2 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 25 November 2023

Judge: Maksim Kurpachanka

Dzmitry Lukashevich

Dzmitry Lukashevich is a resident of Mahilioŭ detained and convicted under Art. 368 of the Criminal Code (insult to the president) and Part 2 of Art. 339 (hooliganism).

According to the indictment, Lukashevich took part in making effigies with the faces of Belarusian officials, including Aliaksandr Lukashenka, and burning them near Mahilioŭ.

Lukashevich was detained on March 2, 2021.

On June 7, Judge Maksim Kurpachanka of the Mahilioŭ District Court sentenced Dzmitry Lukashevich to three years in a general-security penal colony.

He was released on November 25, 2023.


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