sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 19 November 1966
Date of detention: 10 August 2020
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 maximum-security penal colony
Judge: Andrei Litvin
Prosecutor: Natallia Loseva
Prison: Penal colony No. 11
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.