By the combination of sufficient evidence obtained as a result of investigative actions carried out during the preliminary investigation of the criminal case investigated in the RA Special Investigation Service it was justified that officers of General Department of State Protection of RA Police have embezzled especially amounts due to the RA State budget and transferred to the accounts of a number of officers as premiums.
According to the charges Kh. A. the head of Armavir Protection Unit of the GDSP of RA Police over the period from January 2016 till May 2018 together with the chief accountant of the unit developed a scheme of embezzlement of amounts due to the state budget, according to which they evaded payment of tax on income from the salaries and premiums of the employees of the unit, or partially paid. As a result, upon the instruction of Kh. A. the accountant G. A. transferred the said amounts, and in certain cases the premiums due to the officers of the unit to his account, accounts of Kh. A., the commander of the Squad, as well as account numbers of some officers of the unit and the military troops, that accidentally committed the offence, on monthly basis.
Upon the instruction of Kh. A. the commander of the Squad A.A. and in some cases G. A. claimed the officers and received from them on monthly basis the abovementioned amounts, which were transferred to their accounts. Thus, over the said period Kh. A. and G. A. in a group embezzled AMD 53.992.463 in total, of which Kh. A. personally embezzled AMD 53.532.463 by abusing his official position.
Besides, the accountant G. A. within the period from June 2016 till May 2018 by using his official position embezzled AMD 15.294.780 entrusted to him in the same way, without the knowledge of Kh. A. and A. A.
For the embezzlement of especially large amount Kh. A. and G. A. are charged under article 179 (part 3, point 1) of the RA Criminal Code, and A. A., who assisted them is charged under article 38-179 (part 3, point 1) of the RA Criminal Code.
During the preliminary investigation Kh. A. has recovered above AMD 10 million.
The preliminary investigation is over. The case with the indictment has been sent to the prosecutor conducting control, with the petition to send to the Court.
Notification: a person that is suspected or accused of an alleged crime, is considered innocent until his/her guilt is proved by a court judgement that has come into legal effect pursuant to the procedure determined by RA Criminal Procedure Code.