Siarhei Shchytsenka

sentenced to 3 years of home confinement

Date of birth: 14 October 1977

Date of detention: 19 May 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk

Prosecutor: Dzmitry Khavauka

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Siarhei Shchytsenka is resident of Minsk detained on May 19, 2021.

Shchytsenka was charged under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On September 16, 2021, the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced him to three years of home confinement (“domashnaya khimiya”). Shchytsenka was released in the courtroom.

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