Date of birth: 6 Jun 1990
Date of detention: 21 Dec 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Mikalai Shametau was detained on December 21 outside the school where he was taking his daughter. His apartment, his car and the office where he worked were searched. A laptop, a phone and a hard drive were seized during the search. His wife, however, was not allowed to see the search warrant, the arrest warrant and other copies of the search and seizure documents.
On December 31, Mikalai was charged under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions which gravely breach public order)