Ihar Bukas

sentenced to 4 years in prison

Date of birth: 19 November 1966

Date of detention: 10 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Andrei Litvin

Prosecutor: Natallia Loseva

Prison: Prison No. 1

Godparent: Erin McGreehan, member of the Seanad Éirean

Ihar Bukas is a resident of Babrujsk, who, together with his son Aleh Bukas, was accused and convicted under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).

Ihar and Aleh Bukas were detained on August 10, 2020. The two men were detained after intervening in a conflict between a traffic police officer and a woman.

On November 27, the father and son were convicted. Ihar Bukas was sentenced to four years in a maximum-security penal colony. Aleh Bukas was sentenced to two years in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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