Yauhen Zashchytau

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 7 January 2001

Date of detention: 20 November 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Natallia Kachalava

Prosecutor: Maryna Panchyk

Prison: Prison No. 4

Yauhen Zashchytau is a resident of Žlobin sentenced to 3 years in a penal colony under Art. 364 (violence against a police officer).

Initially, Zashchytau was facing charges of organizing or actively participating in group actions that grossly violate public order (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code), but the investigation was unable to gather the necessary evidence. The case concerned the events in Žlobin on August 9, 2020, when people protested against the rigged presidential election.

In June 2022, Yauhen's custody level was changed from imprisonment in a penal colony to imprisonment in a high-security prison. On 22 June 2022, he was transferred to Mahilioŭ Prison No. 4.

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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