sentenced to 3 years in prison
Date of birth: 3 April 1986
Date of detention: 21 December 2020
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official
Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism
Part 1 of Art. 328 of the Criminal Code - Illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs without the purpose of sale
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prosecutor: K. Kasinskaya
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Siarhei Monich is a resident of Zaslaŭje near Minsk convicted on charges of "hooliganism" and "insulting police officers."
Monich was detained on December 21, 2020.
On April 2, 2021, the Minsk District Court found him guilty of spray-painting “Riot Police are Murderers”, “3%” (Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code, "hooliganism") and "Kubrakou is a Fascist" (Art. 369 of the Criminal Code, "insult of a representative of the authorities"). Monich was also convicted of possession and transportation of drugs, 0.1 g of marijuana, without the purpose of sale (Part 1 of Art. 328 of the Criminal Code). He was sentenced to an aggregated term of 3 years in a general-security penal colony.