Siarhei Yupatau

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom


Date of birth: 14 February 1972

Date of detention: 9 October 2021

Charges indicted:

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: 9 October 2021

Judge: Siarhei Budrevich

Prosecutor: Krystsina Matsveyeva

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 55

Siarhei Yupatau was sentenced in Viciebsk to 3 years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”) under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code for publicly insulting a representative of the authorities.

Yupatau was found guilty of posting an insulting comment targeting a police officer on the Vkontakte social media.

The convict was sent to serve the sentence.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 55. 220021, Minsk, vulica Sacyjalistyčnaja, 7

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