Maksim Siliuk

sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 16 December 1987

Date of detention: 28 November 2020

Charges indicted:

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.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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