Pavel Piaskou

sentenced to 3 years and 3 months in prison

Date of birth: 14 June 1989

Date of detention: 18 September 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 3 years and 3 months

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Viktoryia Paliashchuk

Prosecutor: Siarhei Habrukovich

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Pavel Piaskou

Pavel Piaskou was accused of resisting riot police with violence during the detention of peaceful protesters at a rally on June 19 in Maladziečna.

On that day, the police arbitrarily used disproportionate violence to detain one of the protesters, claiming that he was actively involved in the unauthorized event.

On September 29, 2020, the Maladziečna District Court convicted Pavel Piaskou under Part 2 of Art. 363 of the Criminal Code and sentenced him to 3 years and 3 months of imprisonment.

On November 20, the Minsk City Court upheld the sentence.

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

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