student, sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 11 May 2000
Date of detention: 21 September 2020
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Maryna Zapasnik
Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Ramanovich
Prison: Penal colony No. 15
Viktar Aktsistau is a 20-year-old 4th-year student of the Institute of Entrepreneurship. He majored in translation at the Faculty of Business and Law. Viktar was born in Novalukomĺ, Viciebsk region, but has lived in Minsk in recent years.
On December 30, Viktar was sentenced by the Lieninski District Court of Minsk to two and a half years in prison under Article 364 of the Criminal Code for using violence against a riot police officer on August 10. He has been in custody since September 21. Viktar was severely beaten during his detention, and his whereabouts were unknown for several days.