Mikalai Kavaleuski

Sentenced to 1 1/2 years of freedom restriction, released after serving full sentence

Date of birth: 14 October 1983

Date of detention: 17 January 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting a government official

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 17 January 2022

Date of release: 5 July 2023

Judge: Uladzimir Zholudzeu

Prosecutor: Andrei Straltsou

Mikalai Kavaleuski

On October 12, 2021, Mikalai Kavaleuski was convicted of insulting a riot police driver and sentenced to 18 months of restricted freedom in an open-type penitentiary under Article 369 of the Criminal Code ('Contempt of a government official').

On January 17, 2022, he started serving his sentence in open-type penal facility #26 in the Hrodna region but was soon transferred to open-type penal facility #24 in Hrodna.

On July 5, 2023, Mikalai Kavaleuski was released having served his full sentence.

He was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

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