Katsiaryna Kalybenka

sentenced to 3 1/2 years of restricted freedom


Date of birth: 8 June 1994

Date of detention: 10 January 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 10 January 2023

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 25

Katsiaryna Kalybenka was convicted under Articles 369 and 364 of the Criminal Code for a commentary towards an internal bodies officer posted on the Internet. She was sentenced to three years and six months of restricted freedom with a referral to an open-type penal facility.

Kalybenka was sent to serve her sentence in open-type penal colony #25 in Hrodna.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 25. 231707, Hrodna, vulica Lienina 12a

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