Dzmitryi Varanovich

Date of detention: 9 December 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 7 March 2023

Judge: Hanna Mukavozchyk

Prosecutor: Dzmitryi Yarashevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

Dzmitryi Varanovich was found guilty of insulting Lukashenka (Part 1 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code) and two policemen (Art. 369 of the Criminal Code).

On December 9, 2022, the judge of the city of Zhodzina, Hanna Mukavozchyk, sentenced Varanovich to two and a half years of imprisonment in a penal colony and a fine of 100 'base values' (about USD 1,240).

The state prosecution was represented by the senior assistant prosecutor Dzmitryi Yarashevich. According to his motion, the trial was closed.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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