Piotr Kanstantsinau

sentenced to 2 years in prison

Date of detention: 7 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Mikalai Serhiayevich

Prosecutor: Maryna Panchyk

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Piotr Kanstantsinau is a resident of Žlobin who was arrested in early June under a criminal case on group actions that grossly violate public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

The criminal case concerns the events of 9-10 August when protests against the rigged elections were held in Žlobin.

On August 6, Kanstantsinau was sentenced by the Žlobin District Court to 24 months in a general-security penal colony on charges of “organizing or active participation in group actions that gravely breach public order” (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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