welder, football fan, sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 19 September 2000
Date of detention: 10 August 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison
Prison: Prison No. 4
Yauhen Petrachenka is a football fan from Barysaŭ. He works as a welder at a local precast concrete factory.
On the night of August 9-10, during a post-election protest, he pushed a turnstile at a police officer, injuring his leg and face. The boy was detained the next day, when he was hit on the head with a truncheon so that he lost consciousness.
Yauhen was sentenced under Article 364 of the Criminal Code (Violence or threat of violence against a police officer) to three and a half years in a general-security penal colony.