sentenced to 2 1/2 years
Date of birth: 7 June 2001
Date of detention: 29 November 2021
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Penal colony No. 15
Mikita Muryn was detained in Lida under Art. 370 of the Criminal Code (Desecration of state symbols) for desecrating the state flag.
According to the indictment, in August 2021, he together with Yaraslau Heben tore down the state flag from one of the stores and were taking pictures and shooting video representing it in an indecent way. Mikita Muryn was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in a general-security penal colony.