military retiree, sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 3 September 1975
Date of detention: 26 October 2021
Art. 295-3 of the Criminal Code — Illegal actions in relation to objects which action is based on use of combustible substances
Art. 289 of the Criminal Code — An act of terrorism
Sentence: 12 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Yulyana Shcherba
Prosecutor: Sviatlana Pasemka
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Statement on the status of a political prisoner
Dzmitryi Neshta is a military retiree. He used who worked at an aircraft repair plant in Baranavičy. He was detained on October 26, 2021.
Dzmitryi was convicted under Part 1 of Article 295-3 of the Criminal Code (illegal actions in relation to objects which action is based on the use of combustible substances) and Part 1 of Article 289 of the Criminal Code (an act of terrorism) of setting on fire with three ‘Molotov cocktails’ cars belonging to officers of one of the military units.
Judge Yuliyana Shcherba sentenced him to 12 years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony with deprivation of military rank of Lieutenant Colonel.