sentenced to 4 years in prison
Date of birth: 1 August 1975
Date of detention: 19 August 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Sentence: 4 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Vera Filonik
Prison: Penal colony No. 3
Vital Prakapchuk was detained in Brest on August 19 together with his son Yahor.
Prakapchuk was charged with participation in "mass riots" (Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).
On March 10, Judge Vera Filonik of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced Prakapchuk to 4 years in a medium-security penal colony.