Date of birth: 6 April 1967
Date of detention: 12 April 2021
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Vera Filonik
Prosecutor: Mikhail Daineka, Stsiapan Liashok
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 6
Valiantsin Kolb is a defendant in the case of mass riots (Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code) opened after the events in Pinsk on the night after the August 9 election. He has a disability due to heart disease and earlier suffered a heart attack.
At first, Kolb was named a suspect and remained free. On March 24, 2021, the man was detained and charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "participation in riots". Immediately after the detention, the man was hospitalized. Kolb was examined, diagnosed with a pre-infarction condition and left for further treatment. The man was in intensive care for some time.
As soon as his condition improved, he was transferred to a detention center.