Ihar Karpitski

sentenced to seven years of imprisonment

Date of detention: 10 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 366 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty

Sentence: 7 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Tatsiana Shotsik

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Ihar Karpitski was convicted under:

Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of insulting Mr. Aliaksandr Lukashenka;

Article 369 of the Criminal Code of insulting a government official;

Part 1 and 2 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of threatening violence against an official performing official duties and Mr. Aliaksandr Lukashenka, which was impossible to carry out;

Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code of participating in a peaceful assembly.

By partially combining the sentences under the abovementioned articles the court sentenced him to seven years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

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

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