Maksim Pytsel

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 23 March 1991

Date of detention: 15 December 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code β€” Hooliganism committed by a group of persons

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 26 August 2023

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk

Maksim Pytsel was detained on December 15, 2020 in the case of blocking railways and hanging police effigies. Pytsel was charged under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism).

Pytsel was convicted for hanging an effigy with a sign reading “OMON” (“riot police”) and placing on the road and setting fire to three car tires.

On May 18, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Pytsel under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code to 3 years in a general-security penal colony.

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