Siarhei Maushuk

sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison


Date of birth: 24 September 1978

Date of detention: 2 December 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 6 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Yauhen Brehan

Prison: Penal colony No. 8

Godparent: Colm Markey, member of the European Parliament for Ireland

Siarhei Maushuk is a protester suspected of involvement in "mass riots" in Pinsk on the night of August 9.

Siarhei faced charges under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots). In early December 2020, he was placed under house arrest.

On April 30, 2021, Judge Yauhen Brehan of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced the defendant to 6 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 8. 211388, Viciebskaja vobl., Orša, vul. Lienina, 195A

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