Ilya Vaitsyahovich

sentenced to 2 years

Date of birth: 26 October 1985

Date of detention: 15 January 2022

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 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 5 October 2023

Judge: Yuliya Shut

Ilya Vaitsyahovich, the 36-year-old son of a well-known businessman Eduard Vaitsyahovich, was detained at the border while traveling to his father's funeral on January 15, 2022.

Judge Yulia Shut found Ilya guilty under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them) and sentenced him to two years of imprisonment in a penal colony.

Ilya was scheduled to be released from prison on October 5, 2023.

 

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