sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 16 December 1987
Date of detention: 28 November 2020
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Art. 309 of the Criminal Code - Intentional disrepair of a vehicle or communication lines
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk
Prison: Penal colony No. 17
Maksim Siliuk is a resident of Brest.
He was detained on November 28, 2020 in the case of blocking railways and hanging police effigies. Siliuk was charged under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and under Art. 309 of the Criminal Code (intentional disabling of a vehicle or means of communication).
Siliuk was convicted for spray-painting a protest slogan on an outdoor concession stand and installing a metal wire on the railways, as a result of which an electric train was delayed for 16 minutes.
On May 18, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Siliuk under Part 1 of Art. 309 and Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code to 2 years 6 months in a general-security penal colony.