Ihar Yarmolau

volunteer of Viktar Babaryka's campaign, sentenced to 5 years in prison


Date of birth: 15 November 1983

Date of detention: 12 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal code — Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass riots, or financing of this activity

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Sviatlana Bandarenka

Prosecutor: Raman Biziuk

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Ihar Yarmolau is a volunteer of Viktar Babaryka's presidential campaign. According to his parents, he was beaten during arrest. Yarmolau was hospitalized and underwent surgery.

On August 18, 2020, he was transferred to the KGB pre-trial prison, where he faced charges under Article 293 of the Criminal Code.

On June 10, 2021, Judge Sviatlana Bandarenka of the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk sentenced Yarmolau to five years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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