Kiryl Hrakhouski

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 23 July 2002

Date of detention: 31 August 2023

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 7 months and 21 days

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 April 2024

Judge: Yauhen Yerafeyeu

Kiryl Hrakhouski was found guilty on November 21, 2022, by the Žlobin District Court for violating Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them). The case was considered by Judge Yauhen Yerafeyeu, who sentenced Hrakhouski to 2 years of restriction of freedom.

However, on August 31, 2023, the court substituted the restriction of freedom with imprisonment in a penal colony for a period of 7 months and 21 days.

Kiryl was sent to penal colony No. 3 to serve his sentence.

      On December 9, 2023, he was added to the list of individuals involved in extremist activities, including Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons.

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