Asatur A., a defendant to the criminal case reviewed in the Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia reported that on May 29, 2014 at 18:00 the police employees took him into custody to Kanaker-Zeytun department from the crossroad of Komitas-Tigranyan streets of Yerevan city on suspicion of illegal drug circulation. While being taken into custody the police employees used swear words and applied violence against him, then damaged the windows of his car.
A criminal case has been launched according to the report filed by Asatur A. as per the materials prepared in the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia in accordance with Part 2 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia.
A preliminary investigation is underway.
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.