Siarhei Batura

sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 13 June 2001

Date of detention: 9 November 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Part 1 of Article 13 and Article 293 of the Criminal Code — Preparation for mass riots

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Mlechka

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Siarhei Batura was detained on November 9, 2021, in a criminal case. At first, he was placed in the KGB pre-trial detention center, then he was transferred to Pre-trial detention center No. 1.

Siarhei was charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization of or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order).

On June 22, 2022, Judge Andrei Mlechka started to consider the criminal case in the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk. On July 1, he found Arsenii guilty and sentenced him to five years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.


Four youngsters sentenced to five to six years in jail

On July 1, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk handed down a sentence to four political prisoners who have been held behind bars for more than eight months. The defendants were: Arsenii Maiseichyk, 20, Adam Sauko, 19, Siarhei Batura, 21, and Mikita Kuntysh, 20. Adam Sauko was a minor at the time of the ‘crime’.


Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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