Citizen Narine Gh. gave a communication at RA Special Investigation Service on the fact that on April 25, 2015 at about 6:00pm she and her daughter wanted to participate in the press conference of the musician Serj Tankian but the police officials obstructed them and used physical abuse towards her, that is twisted her right hand and pushed her out of the hotel. Then the police officers, again using physical abuse, made her and her daughter get into the police car and conveyed them to RA Police Kentron Division and for about three hoursdeprived them of freedom.
On the basis of the communication of citizen Narine Gh. on incident of exceeding official powers by officials combined with use of force a criminal case has been instituted pursuant to part 2, Article 309 of RA Criminal Code.
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.