sentenced to 1 year of restricted freedom
Date of detention: 9 July 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official
Sentence: 1 year
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 48
Maksim Sarychau was convicted by the Slonim District Court under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code for insulting a local police officer in a Telegram chat.
He was sentenced to one year of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary ("khimiya").
Sarychau was sent to serve his sentence on July 9, 2021. At the time of arrest, Sarychau's wife was expecting a baby.