Veranika Kazak


Date of birth: 15 November 1990

Date of detention: 12 October 2023

Charges indicted:

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
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitry Karsiuk

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Veranika Kazak was sentenced to imprisonment in a penal colony under Articles 364, 369, 368, 391 of the Criminal Code for allegedly threatening internal affairs officers, insulting a government official, Lukashenka and a judge. The exact term is unknown.

The case was considered by Judge Dzmitry Korsiuk in the Court of the Central District of Minsk on December 26, 2023.

The woman was arrested upon her return from Italy.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 4. 246035, Homieĺ, vulica Antoshkina 3

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