Viktar Novikau


Date of birth: 24 January 1989

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Anastasiya Achalava

Notes: Замежныя грамадзяне

Volha Novikava and Viktar Novikau (the citizen of Uzbekistan) were convicted under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code. On June 6 and 7, 2022 their case was considered by Judge Anastasiya Achalava.

Viktar Novikau was sentenced to three years' imprisonment.

      On November 23, 2022, he was added to the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.


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