Siarhei Rudzinski

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom, released

Date of birth: 25 October 1985

Date of detention: 17 April 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Mikalai Drahunou

Prosecutor: Liudmila Dzehalevich

Siarhei Rudzinski was sentenced by the Orša District Court under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official) to one and a half years of restricted freedom in an open correctional facility.

He was found guilty of insulting head of the Orša Juvenile Inspectorate Vishneuski in a comment in a local Telegram chat.

On April 17, 2021, the convict was sent to serve his sentence in correctional institution No. 29.

On September 16, 2021, the convict was pardoned and released.

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