During the preliminary investigation of the criminal case investigated at RA Special Investigation Service the Head of Police Nor Nork Criminal Investigation Division Armen A. was charged by features of parts 1, Articles 308 and 314 of RA Criminal Code.
Armen A. is charged with the fact that during the period of occupying the position of the Head of Criminal Investigation Subdivision of Ijevan Division of Tavush Marz Department of the Police, learning on committing an attempted murderin regard to H. Gh.by use of firearm in a way dangerous for lives of many people in Tavush MarzAchajur village on February 25, 2013, moreover, in early March, 2013 seeing in person in the yard of the latter the firearm damages on the car of H.Gh., and being informed by his father about the suspicion on the fellow villager’s participation in the commitment of the mentioned alleged crime, starting from the personal concernment of not having negative index on undisclosed gravest crimes, did not perform his official duties and used his official position contrary to service interests. In particular, Armen A. didn’t draw up a protocol on the oral communication of K. Gh. about the crime incident, didn’t register the communication on the crime, didn’t inform immediately the prosecutor and the investigator about the discovered crime, didn’t inspect the scene of actio and didn’t take any measures to discover the traces, other material objects of the crime, didn’t send the car of H.Gh. with firearm damages to respective expertise, didn’t take corresponding operative-intelligence and criminal procedure measures to disclose the gravest crime and the persons committing it. Afterwards, again starting from the personal motivation of concealing the crime incident he drew up a falsified official document. In early March2013 inthe yard of the house of H.Gh. during inspection of the car of “Toyota Prado” make he, discovering firearm damages , did not record these, but drew up a protocol with a former datein which included evidently false information as though there were no firearm damages on the car and it was unharmed. The materials prepared on the basis of the report on allegedly not taking place of the crime, were left without consequences by the drawn conclusion. By decision of the court detention was chosen as a measure of restraint towards the Head of Nor Nork Criminal Investigation Division Armen A. charged of abusing official position and committing official forgery.
Preliminary investigation is carried out.
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.