Mikhail Shabaliuk

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 21 March 1985

Date of detention: 21 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 363 of the Criminal Code — Resistance to a police officer or other person guarding public order

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 5 August 2023

Judge: Yauhen Brehan

Mikhail Shabaliuk is a resident of Brest.

He was sentenced to three years in a penal colony on charges of resistance to police officers (Article 363 of the Criminal Code) for the events of August 9, 2020.

According to the indictment, he, along with another political prisoner Aliaksandr Babich, and other people "with a single criminal intent" tried to beat police officer Rusilau. Babich claims that he swung his foot only once, and there was no single criminal intent in his actions.

He was convicted on December 23 in the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest.

In September Mikhail served his sentence in full and was released from jail.


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