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Preliminary investigation of the criminal case on offering a bribe to investigator completed; the case sent to court

18.01.2016 18:33

Preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated on offering a bribe to an investigator was completed in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee.

The case was recorded in the framework of the criminal case on illegal turnover of narcotic drugs; the accused offered a bribe to the investigator, who was investigating the case, in his office for exemption from criminal liability on which a report was immediately submitted by the investigator.

Thus, in the framework of the criminal case on illegal turnover of narcotic drugs investigated in the proceeding of investigator of particularly important cases of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against the resident of Ararat according to the Article 268 of RA Criminal Code (illegal turnover of narcotic drugs without a purpose of sale) and signature not to leave was chosen as a pretrial measure against him. Investigation was conducted to find the source of drug acquisition, to provide the comprehensive, objective and complete investigation of the circumstances of the case.

On November 24, 2015 at 17:07 the accused called the investigator of particularly important cases and asked to receive him under the pretext of telling important information on the criminal case. The investigator invited the latter to his office.

Through preliminary investigation it was grounded that the accused entered the administrative building of Yerevan Investigative Department by the investigator’s permission, went to the investigator’s office where he offered a bribe to the investigator for his exemption from criminal liability expressing readiness to pay right then. The investigator immediately asked him to leave the office and submitted a written report on what had happened.

By the instruction of the Chairman of the RA Investigative Committee investigation was conducted in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee to verify the circumstances mentioned in the investigator’s report, a separate criminal case was initiated. On the base of the obtained evidence, in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases charge was pressed against the resident of Ararat, involved as a defendant in the framework of the criminal case on illegal turnover of narcotic drugs, according to the Part 2 of the Article 312 of RA Criminal Code (offering a bribe in large amount).

The criminal case with the bill of indictment was sent to the Court of First Instance of Kentron and Norq Marash administrative districts.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.



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