sentenced to 3 years in prison
Date of birth: 7 January 2001
Date of detention: 20 November 2020
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 general-security penal colony
Judge: Natallia Kachalava
Prosecutor: Maryna Panchyk
Prison: Penal colony No. 1
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.