Siman Kantsevich

sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 21 March 1998

Date of detention: 28 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code β€” Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 September 2023

Judge: Andrei Hrushko

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Batsiushka, Andrei Manko

Siman Kantsevich is a resident of Brest, a defendant in a criminal case under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots) opened after the post-election protests of August 2020.

Kantsevich was remanded in a pre-trial prison in late August 2020. His trial opened in Brest on April 7, 2021.

On May 21, 2021, Judge Andrei Hrushko of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Kantsevich to 3 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

In September Siman was released from jail.

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