sentenced to 3 years in prison
Date of detention: 17 June 2021
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3
Viktar Prusau was sentenced on September 17, 2021 in a closed session to three years in a penal colony under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code for using violence against a police officer.
He was detained for the first time on September 27, 2020 during a protest in Homiel. While in the detention center, he was told that he was facing charges of resisting police officers (Article 363 of the Criminal Code). The case was then closed, but the prosecutor's office returned it for further investigation, during which the incident was reclassified under Art. 364 of the Criminal Code. Victor was taken into custody again on June 17, 2021.