Viktar Horbach

sentenced to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 9 February 1992

Date of detention: 20 February 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Viktoryia Shabunia

On February 20, 2023, the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk convicted Viktar Horbach under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code of Belarus ('Organization and preparation of actions grossly disrupting public order or active participation in them').

Judge Viktoryia Shabunia sentenced him to 2 years and 6 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

On May 12, 2023, Viktar Horbach was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

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