Vadzim Yermalovich

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 13 April 1985

Date of detention: 14 April 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 24 September 2021

Date of release: 7 November 2022

Judge: Natallia Karablina

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Filimonau

Vadzim Yermalovich was sentenced to one year and six months of restricted freedom in an open correctional institution (“khimiya”) under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code.

Yermalovich was found guilty of insulting the commander of the Minsk riot police, Dzmitry Balaba, in a comment on Telegram.

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