Dzmitry Taratun

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 18 May 1983

Date of detention: 4 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 3 September 2021

Judge: Natallia Dziadkova

Prosecutor: Varonich

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 43

Dzmitry Taratun was sentenced on May 14, 2021 to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”) under Part 2 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) for spray-painting protest graffiti on the wall of a building.

According to the case file, in early February 2021, Dzmitry Taratun and Dziyana Kazak painted a "picture of social and political content" on an electrical substation in MInsk, which caused property damage to the government-owned power supply company "Minskenergo".

The convict was sent to serve the sentence.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 43. 212003, Mahilioŭ, vulica Čaliuskincaŭ 76a

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