On April 22, 2015 RA Special Investigation Service published a press release stating that an employee of the Scientific Center of Orthopedics and Traumatology had given a communication on the fact that on March 21, 2014 at about 12: 00 of noon, in the yard sector of the mentioned scientific center the driver and passenger of a BMW model car had quarreled with a doctor of the scientific center, during which the passenger had struck him with the hand and the driver had shot with a gas-pistol in the face of the doctor.
The proceedings by the criminal case instituted on the incident pursuant to the features of part 4, Article 258 of RA Criminal Code in RA Police Kentron Investigation Division was dismissed with the reasoning of absence of corpus delicti, and the lawfulness of the decision was checked by the prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Districts.
Afterwards the decision taken by the criminal case was eliminated and conditioned by the factual circumstances, starting from the necessity of guaranteeing multi-sided, complete and impartial investigation, the criminal case was sent to RA Special Investigation Service.
During the preliminary investigation of the mentioned criminal case investigated in the Special Investigation Service citizen Arman S. has been detained on suspicion of committing hooliganism with application of a weapon.
Preliminary investigation is in progress.
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.