PFC goalkeeping coach Lvov Khomutovsky sentenced in Belarus to two years in prison

He will not be sent to a correctional facility.

Goalkeeping coach PFC Lviv Vasily Khomutovsky sentenced in Belarus to two years of restriction of freedom without being sent to a correctional institution open type.

Khomutovsky was charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code of Belarus “active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order.” He was threatened with restriction of freedom for a term of two to five years or imprisonment for a term of up to four years.

Earlier it was reported that Khomutovsky was detained in Belarus for participating in protests in 2020. Then during the actions he went out onto the roadway. In Belarus, this may be the basis for initiating a criminal case under the article on violation of public order.

Also, the coach in October received 13 days of arrest in Belarus. The arrest of Khomutovsky is connected with the transfer of materials from the Telegram channel, which is recognized as extremist in Belarus.

Khomutovsky came to the position of goalkeeping coach at PFC Lviv in the winter of 2022.

As a footballer, Khomutovsky played for BATE and the Belarusian national team. He worked as a coach at BATE, Dynamo Brest, and also in Chernomorets at the headquarters of coach Oleg Dulub.

Source: Sportarena

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