Castro e Silva Sergio

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 1 February

Date of detention: 12 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 May 2024

Judge: Tatsiana Pirozhnikava

Prosecutor: Fiodar Sinitski

Castro e Silva Sergio is a taxi driver detained on July 12, 2021 for participating in the August 2020 protests. He was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order) and Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots).

In October 2021, he was sentenced to three years in a medium-security penal colony.

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