Viachaslau Auchuk

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom


Date of birth: 8 November 1976

Date of detention: 23 January 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 23 January 2023

Judge: Andrei Bychyla

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 39

Viachaslau Auchuk is from Pinsk, Brest region. He is 46 years old. He was charged under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code ('Contempt of the President of Belarus').

On December 5, 2022, in Pinsk, Judge Andrei Bychyla found Viachaslau Auchuk guilty and sentenced him to 24 months of restricted freedom with a referral to an open-type penal facility. Besides, the judge ruled to confiscate his cell phone as a means of crime and to destroy the SIM card.

From January 23, 2023, Auchuk began serving his sentence at an open-type penal colony #39.

Viachaslau Auchuk was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 39. 222002, Krupki district, Krupki-2

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