Mikita Tratsiakevich

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 10 August 1989

Date of detention: 15 October 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 24 June 2023

Judge: Aliaksandr Volk

Prosecutor: Uladzimir Rabau

Mikita Tratsiakevich 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. Tratsiakevich was detained in late October as part of a criminal case. Two more people were also detained, Mikita Afanasyeu and Andrei Ivaniushyn.

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

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