Ihar Hantavy

sentenced to 4 years in prison

Date of birth: 2 July 2002

Date of detention: 20 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Volha Niaborskaya

Prosecutor: Uliyana Rudnitskaya

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Ihar Hantavy is a resident of Minsk sentenced to four years in a medium-security penal colony for his involvement in the August 2020 events.

He was charged under two articles of the Criminal Code: Part 1 of Art. 13 and Part 2 of Art. 293 (preparation for participation in riots) and Part 1 of Art. 342 (participation in actions that grossly violate public order).

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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