Measures are taken to detect the identity of the person subjected to violence, as seen in the video, with regard to the criminal case instituted with article 309 (part 2) of the RA Criminal Code, on the basis of materials prepared in the RA Special Investigation Service with regard to the video recording named “Scandalous Video: Native policemen are extorting testimony with the use of nightsticks and gas masks”, published by «NewsMedia.am» information agency on November 21, 2019, and to reveal all circumstances of the case.
Taking into account the abovementioned, the persons, who are aware of the incident and the person seen on the video, are kindly requested to apply to the RA Special Investigation Service (c. Yerevan, V. Vagharshyan 13a) or call (+374)11 900 019.
At the same time, we hereby inform that the RA Special Investigation Service can upon the necessity ensure the privacy of the person, who gave important information on the criminal case.
The preliminary investigation is underway.
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