entrepreneur, sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 4 April 1982
Date of detention: 20 November 2020
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Art. 309 of the Criminal Code — Intentional disrepair of a vehicle or communication lines
Sentence: 4 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk
Prison: Penal colony No. 15
Siarhei Silich is CEO at a trucking company in Brest.
He was detained on November 20, 2020 in the case of blocking railways and hanging police effigies. Silich was charged under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and under Art. 309 of the Criminal Code (intentional disabling of a vehicle or means of communication).
Silich was convicted for placing on the road and setting fire to three car tires, breaking the glass in the premises of a police station and installing a metal wire on the railways, as a result of which an electric train was delayed for 16 minutes.
On May 18, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Silich under Part 1 of Art. 309 and Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code to 4 years in in a general-security penal colony.