Yauhen Barouski

sentenced to 4 years in prison


Date of birth: 30 October 1990

Date of detention: 15 October 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: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk

Prosecutor: Valeryia Taratynka

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

Notes: Health issues

Cases: Пратэсты Мінск

Yauhen Barouski is a resident of Minsk sentenced to four years in a penal colony under Art. 364 (violence against a police officer) and Art. 342 (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order) of the Criminal Code.

The events for which the man was convicted took place on October 11, 2020. During the dispersal of the "March of Honor" near the Puškinskaja metro station in Minsk, he and three other defendants, according to the investigation, prevented riot police from detaining a protester, started a fight with them, hit them several times on the heads and broke the glass in a police car.

Barouski pleaded not guilty.

On April 2, 2021, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced Barouski to 4 years in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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