Tsimur Pipiya

football fan, sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison

Date of birth: 16 January 1990

Date of detention: 25 September 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies

Sentence: 6 years, 3 months and 2 days

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Sviatlana Bandarenka

Prosecutor: Raman Biziuk, Fiodar Sinitski

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

Tsimur Pipiya

Tsimur Pipiya, a football fan of the MTZ-RIPA club, was detained on September 25, 2020 in Minsk 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 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, but charged under Part 1 of Art. 342, Part 2 of Art. 293 and Art. 364 of the Criminal Code for the events of August 10 and September 23, as well as under Art. 419.

Tsimur was eventually sentenced to 6 years 3 months and 2 days in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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