Tamaz Pipiya

football fan, sentenced to 5 years in prison


Date of birth: 10 July 1994

Date of detention: 26 September 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Sviatlana Bandarenka

Prosecutor: Raman Biziuk, Fiodar Sinitski

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Tamaz Pipiya, a football fan of the MTZ-RIPA club, was detained on September 26, 2020 in Hrodna on suspicion of organizing riots on September 23, after the secret inauguration of Aliaksandr Lukashenka.

He was in the status of a suspect under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.

On July 2, 2021, Tamaz was sentenced to 5 years in a medium-security penal colony by the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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