Siarhei Ivanou

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 23 November 1979

Date of detention: 21 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 309 of the Criminal Code — Intentional disrepair of a vehicle or communication lines

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 27 October 2023

Siarhei Ivanou was sentenced on October 11, 2021 to three years of imprisonment in a penal colony under Part 1 of Article 14 and Part 1 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code.

Ivanou was arrested on March 12, 2021. During the investigation, he admitted his guilt and whosed the places where he reportedly short-circuited railway tracks with the help of wires, and later refused to testify, citing Art. 27 of the Constitution. During the trial, the defendant pleaded guilty on only one count, which was committed under the influence of personal motives - the loss of a child. He did not admit his guilt on other charges, saying that he had incriminated himself during the investigation.

In December 2021 Siarhei was sent to penal colony No. 2.

At the end of October 2023 Siarhei was released from prison.


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