railway employee, sentenced to 5 years in prison
Date of birth: 19 May 1985
Date of detention: 20 November 2020
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism
Art. 309 of the Criminal Code — Intentional disrepair of a vehicle or communication lines
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk
Prison: Penal colony No. 1
Yauhen Kombul is a railway secondman from Brest. He was detained on November 20, 2020 in the case of blocking railways and hanging police effigies. Kombul was charged under Part 1 and 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and under Art. 309 of the Criminal Code (intentional disabling of a vehicle or means of communication).
Kombul was convicted for hanging an effigy with a sign reading “OMON” (“riot police”), placing on the road and setting fire to three car tires, breaking the glass in the premises of a police station and installing a metal wire on the railways, as a result of which an electric train was delayed for 16 minutes.
On May 18, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Yauhen Kombul under Part 1 of Art. 309, and Parts 1 and 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code to 5 years in a general-security penal colony.