Volha Hlushan

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of home confinement, released

Date of birth: 7 July 1986

Date of detention: 4 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Siarhei Maruchak

Prosecutor: Yaroshyk, Plysheuski

Volha Hlushan is a resident of Brest arrested as part of the "dancing protest" criminal case opened after a street rally of September 13, 2020.

Volha was initially at large as a suspect in this case (under Article 342 of the Criminal Code, active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order). On March 3, 2021, she was summoned to the Investigative Committee's local office. The next day, March 4, she was summoned again and remanded in pre-trial detention center No. 7.

On June 8, 2021, Judge Siarhei Maruchak of the Brest District Court sentenced Hlushan to 18 month of home confinement (“domashnyaya khimiya”). The convict was released in the courtroom.

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