sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 18 January 1967
Date of detention: 13 January 2021
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Tatsiana Rodzina
Prison: Penal colony No. 22
Uladzimir Malakhouski is a resident of Viciebsk, a member of the BPF party and election observer.
According to the charges under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code (violence against the police), Uladzimir Malakhouski tried to inflict traumatic blows on various parts of a policemen's body, damaged his uniform, seized a police badge, and later sprayed pepper gas towards police officers when being detained and in the police bus.
The man has been detained in pre-trial detention center No. 2 since January 13, 2021. Malakhouski pleaded not guilty in court.
Uladzimir Malakhouski was convicted on March 1, 2021, in the Pieršamajski District Court of Viciebsk. Judge Tatsiana Rodzina found the defendant guilty and sentenced him to 3 years and 6 months in a general-security penal colony.
Malakhouski suffers from cancer. He has a group 3 disability.