sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 20 August 1999
Date of detention: 4 October 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 1 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Yuliya Chyzh
Prosecutor: Krystsina Asran
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Ihar Prazhennikau was detained on October 4 during the March for the Liberation of Political Prisoners as part of an administrative case. He was not released after a 13-day term of detention. The man was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them).
In particular, he was accused of obstructing traffic and pasting several stickers to disable security cameras outside the notorious detention center in Akrestsin Street.
On February 17, Judge Yuliya Chyzh of the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced Ihar Prazhennikau to one and a half years in a general-security penal colony under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.