Ivan Nikanau

student, sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary

Date of detention: 12 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

Sentence: 3 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 21 January 2022

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 7

Ivan Nikanau is a student of BSUIR.

Nikanau was arrested on October 12, 2021 as part of a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code, "group actions that grossly violate public order". Ivan is accused of participation in a protest on October 25, 2020.

Ivan Nikanau was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”), just as the prosecutor had requested. He was released in the courtroom until further notice on the conditions of his sentence.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 7. 225136, Pružany district, Kuplina

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