Yauhen Piatrou

Russian citizen, musician, sentenced to 1 year in prison

Date of detention: 10 January 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code - Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Yauhen Piatrou is a rapper known as nokrolik who was convicted over a song he wrote. The track allegedly insulted Aliaksandr Lukashenka.

Piatrou was sentenced to one year in a penal colony under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting the president).

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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