Illia Palaniankin

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 15 October 1985

Date of detention: 15 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 3 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 13 June 2021

Judge: Dzmitry Kedal

Prosecutor: Piatrashka

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 49

Illia Palaniankin was detained in Hrodna for taking part in a peaceful protest on September 6, 2020.

He was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code, "group actions that grossly violate public order."

Later it became known that Palaniankin was also charged under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).

On March 9, 2021, Illia Palaniankin was sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment in an open correctional facility ("khimiya"). The convict was released to await an appeal hearing.

On June 13, he was re-arrested and sent to serve his sentence at penitentiary No. 49.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 49. 213010, Škloŭ, vulica Maladziožnaja 2B

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