Yauhen Maranets

FC Homieĺ fan, sentenced to 4 years


Date of birth: 12 September 1987

Date of detention: 28 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Part 1 of Art. 333 of the Criminal Code - Illegal Trafficing of Highly dangerous or Toxic Substances

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Mokharau, Mikalai Dolia

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

Yauhen Marynets was arrested in Homieĺ in late July 2021.

Marynets is charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization of actions that grossly violate public order). According to the indictment, he created a chat in which he allegedly "called for participation in riots, resistance to law enforcement, use of violence against them, destruction and damage to property in a generally dangerous manner."

On December 9, 2021, trial of the political prisoner was ended the Saviecki court of Homieĺ. Yauhen Marynets was accused of organizing and preparing actions that grossly violate public order (part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code), and of illegal circulation of highly dangerous or toxic substances (part 1 of Article 333 of the Criminal Code). Judge Aliaksandr Mokharau sentenced him to three years in prison.

On April 12, 2022, Homieĺ Regional Court considered a case against Yauhen Marynets under Part 1 of Article 361-1 (Establishment or participation in an extremist formation). The trial was held behind closed doors. Judge Mikalai Dolia pronounced a new verdict on the political prisoner: four years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

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

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