Siarhei Adziarykha

sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment

Date of detention: 10 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 426 of the Criminal Code: Abuse of power or authority

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Volk

Siarhei Adziarykha is a former deputy general director for ideological work of state media network BelTA. He was sentenced to five years of imprisonment in a penal colony for leaking information to the Nick and Mike Telegram channel.

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