Maksim Imkhavik

minor, sentenced to 3 years of juvenile prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 8 February 2004

Date of detention: 12 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code β€” Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a juvenile penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 12 July 2021

Date of release: 14 April 2024

Judge: Dzmitryi Shuryn

Godparent: Alexander Burnett, Member of the Scottish Parliament

Maksim Imkhavik is an under-aged defendant in the criminal case of mass riots in Brest, opened after the post-election protests of 2020.

He was charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in the riots on August 10, 2020). Imkhavik was free before the trial.

On July 12, 2021, Imkhavik was sentenced to three years in a juvenile penal colony by the Lieninski District Court of Brest. He was taken into custody in the courtroom.

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