By study of the materials prepared on alienation of irrigation pipeline located in administrative territories of a number of communities of RA Aragatsotn marz(region) it has been ascertained that thecommunity heads of the mentioned region, being officials, starting from other personal interests excessively used their official powers, namely,breaching the requirements on carrying out the acquirement of all types of goods, works and services necessary for community needspursuant to the determined procedure of RA Law “On Acquirements”, without project-estimate/cost-estimation working documents, as well as without having a notion on the volumes and amount of the sum for the works intended to be done the officials concluded anagreement of common/united construction works contract of pipeline building with a LL Company and without estimation alienated the pipes of different diameters belonging to the community to the contractor company, as a result of which the pipeline was dismantled, lost its end purpose and caused substantial damage to the communities’ lawful interests.
On the incident pursuant to the features of part 1, Article 308 of RA Criminal Code a criminal case was instituted, which was dismissed on the grounds of absence of corpus delicti and a decision on not carrying out criminal prosecution against the officials was taken.
The dismissed proceedings by the criminal case has been resumedand conditioned by the factual circumstances of the criminal case, starting from the necessity of guaranteeing multi-sided, complete and impartial investigation, RA Prosecutor General has sent the criminal case to RA Special Investigation Service.
Preliminary investigation is carried out.
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.