Maksim Lebedzeu

sentenced to 1 1/2 years

Date of birth: 24 June 1983

Date of detention: 15 February 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Maksim Lebedzeu was convicted at Frunzienski District Court of Minsk for participation in several protests under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions that grossly violate public order). At the trial, he pleaded partially guilty. The court sentenced him to 18 months in a penal colony, although the prosecutor asked for 24 months.

Maksim has been in custody since 15 February.

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