Viktar Barushka

A 32-year-old entrepreneur who after detention spent 12 days in the intensive care unit of the emergency hospital and at the court announced the beating. He has a higher education, before his arrest he worked as an individual entrepreneur.

Borushko was accused of deliberately causing grievous bodily harm to a person in connection with the performance of his official activities (paragraph 5 of part 2 of article 147 of the Criminal Code, up to ten years in prison). He has been in custody since October 18, 2020. On that day, he was detained on Partizansky Avenue after a Sunday march.

Viktor Borushko did not admit his guilt. He insisted that on October 18 he was leaving the protest march; when he saw the security forces, he began to run away. Soon he was knocked down - and together with the OMON fighter he fell to the ground. As a result, the latter received a fracture of the tibia of his right leg, which is a grievous bodily injury.

Date of birth: 30 March 1988
Date of detention: 18 October 2020
Charges indicted:
p. 5 of Part 2 of Art. 147 of the Criminal Code - Intentional infliction of grievous bodily harm in connection with the performance of his official activities
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183
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