Yauhen Zashchytau

The Minsk resident was detained on November 1 during a peaceful protest and sentenced to 9 days of administrative arrest. Having served the arrest, he was re-detained at the exit from the pre-trial detention center in Baranovichi. The house of Alexander Zakharevich was searched.

Resident of Zhlobin. Initially, they wanted to accuse him of organizing or actively participating in group actions that grossly violate public order (part 1 of article 342 of the Criminal Code), but the investigation was never able to collect the necessary evidence. The case concerned the events in Zhlobin on August 9, when people protested against the presidential elections.

Date of birth: 7 January 2001
Date of detention: 20 November 2020
Charges indicted:
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
More information: https://prisoners.spring96.org/en/person/jauhen-zaszczytau
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