Valery Loza

sentenced to 2 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 19 June 1982

Date of detention: 1 April 2021

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

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

Judge: Halina Hulevich

Prosecutor: Dzianis Ramanchykau

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 29

Valery Loza is a resident of Svietlahorsk convicted under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official).

According to the case file, on August 26, 2020, Valery Loza made several insulting comments on the Odnoklassniki social network. A post with a picture of Major Andrei Bahraionak, a traffic police officer of the Svietlahorsk District Executive Committee's department of internal affairs, was posted in a local community. Loza commented on this post using obscene language. The man admitted his guilt.

On January 22, 2021, the Svietlahorsk District Court sentenced Loza to 2.5 years in an open correctional facility. On April 1, Loza was sent to serve his sentence at penitentiary No. 29 in Vaŭkavysk.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 29. 230415, Vaŭkavysk, vulica Rakasouskaha 118

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