The Special Investigation Service has initiated a criminal case under the RA Criminal Code, Article 309, part 1 and Article 266, part 1, based on the materials prepared on the report by a convict from “Vardashen” penitentiary institution of the RA Ministry of Justice.
According to the convict’s report, during his time in office the former head of the Subdivision of Fight agaist Illegal Turnover of Narcotic Drugs of the Criminal Investigation Division of the RA Police Yerevan City Department abused his authority and obviously acted beyond his area of competence. Namely, on each of three different days in August 2010, during daytime he illegally delivered to the convict from about one to two grams of Marijuana drug in considerable amounts kept in his office safe in order to serve it to drug addicts, earn their trust and subsequently obtain information on drug dealers.
Preliminary investigation is being conducted.
Notice: A person suspected or accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proved guilty in the procedure established by the Criminal Procedure Code of RA by the effective court judgement.