On March 22, 2014 a resident of Tsovak Community of Gegharkunik region Jivan H. reported to the Vardenis department of Gegharkunik Regional Administration of the Police of the Republic of Armenia about the incident that on the same day at about 19:00, co-villagers Armen A., Ruben D., Abgar H., Davit B. and Mkhitar H. had attacked Varuzhan H. who was the son of the worker engaged in agricultural works by tractor in their community. They damaged the tractor with the tools preliminary taken by them and Mkhitar H. fired shots in the direction of the son with the gun kept with him by attempting to kill him.
The criminal case launched in the Vardenis Investigation Department of Gegharkunik Regional Investigation Administration of the Investigation Principal Department of the Police of the Republic of Armenia in accordance with Parts 1 of Article 34-104 and 235 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia by the decision of the General Prosecutor of the Republic of Armenia was sent to the Special Investigation Service based on the factual circumstances of the case and with a view to ensuring the comprehensive, complete and objective examination thereof and a legal proceeding has been instituted.
A preliminary investigation is underway.
Note: The suspect or the accused of the alleged offence is deemed innocent unless his or her innocence is proved by virtue of the effective court verdict in the manner prescribed by the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Armenia.