Viktar Siadou

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 2 March 1975

Date of detention: 16 October 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Anastasiya Liaikouskaya

Prosecutor: Ina Zubko

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

Godparent: Klaus Mindrup, member of the German Bundestag

Viktar Siadou was detained on October 16, 2020, after he was identified in a video, in which he allegedly throws rocks during a protest held on August 10 in Minsk.

According to the indictment, Siadou took part in the construction of barricades and threw “two objects” on the roadway.

The defendant partially admitted his guilt, saying that he put one rock on the roadway and threw another one towards the road.

On March 30, 2021, Judge Anastasiya Liaikouskaya of the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk sentenced Siadou to three years in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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