Ihar Pazniakou

sentenced to 2 1/2 years

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 17 July 1970

Date of detention: 30 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 7 April 2022

Date of release: 27 January 2024

Judge: Vital Labotski

Prosecutor: Alena Dailida

Ihar Pazniakou, a resident of Hrodna, was detained on September 30, 2021, together with his wife Alena Yahorychava in the frames of a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.

On February 3, 2022, Judge Vitaliy Labotskiy found Ihar guilty and sentenced him to two and a half years of restricted freedom in an open-type penitentiary. The political prisoner was released from custody before being sent to the penitentiary.

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