Raman Yakhin

sentenced to 2 years of home confinement, released

Date of birth: 12 February 1975

Date of detention: 9 February 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: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Siarhei Maruchak

Prosecutor: Aliaksei Yaroshyk, Aliaksandr Plysheuski

Raman Yakhin is a protester detained as part of the Brest "dancing case" opened after on September 13 protesters danced on a street in central Brest and were dispersed by a water cannon.

Raman was detained several times after the protest. Until February 9, he was under a written undertaking not to leave the country. On February 9, he was placed in pre-trial detention center No. 7 and charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On June 8, 2021, Judge Siarhei Maruchak of the Brest District Court sentenced Yakhin to 2 years of home confinement (“domashnyaya khimiya”). The convict was released in the courtroom.

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