Yahor Mikhailau

sentenced to 10 years in prison

Date of birth: 7 December 1994

Date of detention: 13 February 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 289 of the Criminal Code — An act of terrorism

Sentence: 10 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Alena Bushava

Prosecutor: Dzmitryi Khavauka

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Yahor Mikhailau was sentenced on July 26, 2021 by the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk to ten years in prison under Part 1 of Art. 289 of the Criminal Code (act of terrorism). He was accused of setting fire to a tank at a railway station near Minsk. State media said the video of the arson was fake, and the Ministry of Defense showed this tank undamaged.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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