Pavel Varapai

sentenced to 3 1/2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 7 August 1991

Date of detention: 30 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge
art. 188 of the Criminal Code — Defamation

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitryi Karsiuk

Pavel Varapai was convicted of ‘insulting the President’, ‘insulting a government official’‘insulting a judge’, and ‘defamation’ under Articles 368, 369,391, and 188 of the Criminal Code accordingly and sentenced to three years of imprisonment.

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