sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom
Date of birth: 29 January 1986
Date of detention: 25 August 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 24
Uladzimir Kuzub was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”) under Article 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a representative of the authorities).
The charge stemmed form a comment on the Odnoklassniki social media reading "We need to drive this scum away" targeting traffic police inspector Andrei Bahrayenka, who took an active part in beating up peaceful protesters in Svietlahorsk on August 9-10, 2020.
The convict was sent to serve the sentence on August 28, 2021.