activist of the Narodnaya Hramada party
Date of birth: 11 Jul 1986
Date of detention: 25 Jun 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Siarhei Sparysh is an activist of the Narodnaya Hramada party. He was arrested on June 25 by plainclothes police officers who used physical force to pull him out of his apartment. The reason for the arrest was a 15-day term of administrative detention earlier imposed on the activist for laying flowers at the Military Cemetery in Minsk on May 8. On July 9, it became known that a criminal case had been instituted against him under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code. The charge was said to be linked to the events of May 29 in Hrodna.
Siarhei Sparysh is currently a suspect in the case and is being held in a detention center in Minsk.