Dzmitry Panko

sentenced to 3 years in prison


Date of birth: 14 November 2000

Date of detention: 19 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Sviataslau Kalina

Prosecutor: Aliaksei Baranouski, Alena Sharko

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Godparent: Tomáš Martínek, member of the Czech Parliament

Dzmitry Panko is a resident of Brest, a defendant in a criminal case of mass riots (Part 2, Article 293 of the Criminal Code) opened after the post-election protests of August 2020.

Prior to the trial, he was free but under travel restrictions. On the firts day of the trial, July 19, 2021, Panko was taken into custody and remaded in a pre-trial detention center.

On August 12, 2021, Judge Sviataslau Kalina of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced him to 3 years in prison.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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