sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 15 November 1989
Date of detention: 17 November 2020
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Sentence: 3 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Alesia Osipava
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Yauhen Zialkouski is a resident of Homieĺ sentenced to three and a half years in a penal colony on charges of "malicious hooliganism" (Part 2, Article 339 of the Criminal Code).
Zialkouski twice set up white-red-white flags with a firecracker and a caricature of riot police in several locaitons of the city. Yauhen Zialkouski pleaded not guilty to especially malicious hooliganism. He said the “installations” were placed in waste lots at night.
Zialkouski was in custody since his detention (November 17, 2020). In court, he complained about torture by police.