The Special Investigation Service has finished the preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated with respect to sexual offences against a 13- year- old teenager. Preliminary investigation has revealed that on August 4, 2013 Vahagn Hambardzumyan (inspector of the RA Traffic Police, 2nd battalion, 4th unit) and Sasun Abrahamyan had a sexual relationship with a 13- year-old girl, who was obviously less than 16 years old, in “Tak Jur” resort located in Hankavan village of Kotayk region. Moreover, preliminary investigation has revealed too that Sasun Abrahamyan was charged with having a sexual relationship with the same teenager in an unfinished building located in the old city park area of Sevan on July 26, 2013. In the pretrial stage of the criminal case detention was chosen as a precautionary measure with respect to the accused persons. Vahagn Hambardzumyan and Sasun Abrahamyan are charged according to the Criminal Code of RA, Article 141.
Having completed the preliminary investigation, the investigator has submitted the criminal case with the bill of indictment to the prosecutor supervising the proceedings to be confirmed and sent to court.