Siarhei Kirykovich

sentenced to 4 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 11 March 1987

Date of detention: 12 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 366 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitryi Bubenchyk

Prison: Prison No. 1

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Siarhei Kirykovich, 35, is a railroader.

He was charged under three articles of the Criminal Code for insults and threats against Aliaksandr Lukashenka and comments against the Russian military:

  • Part 2 of Article 366 (violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty),
  • Part 1 of Article 368 (insult of the President), and
  • Part 1 of Article (inciting hatred).

Judge Dzmitry Bubenchyk of the Hrodna Regional Court sentenced Kirykovich to 4.5 years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

 
Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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