Viachaslau Chulkou

sentenced to compulsory mental treatment


Date of birth: 14 January 1963

Date of detention: 10 March 2023

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: forced treatment

Penalty: compulsory psychiatric treatment

Judge: Mikalai Drahunou

The Orsha District and City Court convicted Viachaslau Chulkou under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Belarus ('Contempt of the President of Belarus'). Judge Mikalai Drahunou considered the case in a closed court session on May 10, 2023.

On May 26, 2023, Viachaslau Chulkou was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

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