Yauhen Charvinski

sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 10 August 2000

Date of detention: 24 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Mlechka

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Yauhen Charvinski is a resident of Minsk. On November 24, 2020, he was sentenced to two and a half years in a general-security penal colony under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against a police officer).

Charvinski was accused of taking part in an unauthorized protest on September 23, and spraying a pepper spray while fleeing from riot police. It is known that Charvinski was severely beaten during his detention. He was diagnozed with a craniocerebral trauma and numerous bruises on the face.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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