Mikita Afanasyeu

Date of birth: 8 November 1998

Date of detention: 15 October 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Voukau

Prosecutor: Uladzimir Rabau

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Mikita Afanasyeu is a member of a motorcycle club based in Minsk. He was accused of violence against a police officer (Art. 364 of the Criminal Code).

The incident took place on September 19, 2020, near the Europa shopping center, when unknown people detained one of the motorcyclists and the others started defending him. Afanasyeu was detained in late October as part of a criminal case. Two more people were also detained, Mikita Tratsiakevich and Andrei Ivaniushyn.

On February 26, 2021, Afanasyeu was sentenced by the Saviecki District Court of Minsk to three years in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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