Date of birth: 8 May 1984
Date of detention: 3 June 2021
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison sentence start date: 3 June 2021
Date of release: 15 May 2023
Judge: Siarhei Siomukha
Prosecutor: Iryna Zabelina
Uladzimir Sokal is a resident of Navajelnia (Dziatlava district) who was sentenced to two years of imprisonment under a criminal case under Articles 364 and 369 of the Criminal Code (Threatening a police officer with violence and publicly insulting him as a government official in connection with the performance of his official duties).
According to the indictment, in August 2020, in one of the Telegram chats, Sokal published messages insulting a police officer with threats to use violence against him.
The man was taken into custody in the courtroom after the verdict was pronounced on June 3, 2021.