sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom
Date of birth: 3 October 1980
Date of detention: 7 July 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison sentence start date: 7 July 2021
Judge: Aliaksandr Khaladtsou
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 3
Siarhei Bankou was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open correctional institution (“khimiya”) under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code for insulting an official.
Bankou allegedly insulted a police officer by posting a comment on the Odnoklassniki social media site.
The convict was sent to serve his sentence on July 7, 2021.