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In the framework of criminal case on serviceman Gevorg Asoyan’s death charge pressed against another serviceman of the same unit

21.04.2016 17:35

In the framework of the criminal case investigated in the Sixth Garrison Investigative Unit of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee on serviceman Gevorg Asoyan’s death charge was pressed against serviceman of the same unit M. Meliqyan.
 

Serviceman Gevorg Asoyan’s body with firearm injury on the head was found on April 1, 2016 at about 09:00 at the combat position of the unit N of the RA Ministry of Defense.
 

Necessary investigatory and procedural actions are conducted in the Sixth Garrison Investigative Unit of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee to find the circumstances of the serviceman’s death.
 

Through investigation sufficient evidence were obtained on the allegation that in the period before the incident on March 29, on the night of April 1 G. Asoyan was insulted, his honor and self-esteem were humiliated by another serviceman of the same unit M. Meliqyan.
 

On April 13 the latter was charged according to the Part 1 of the Article 360 of RA Criminal Code (3 counts). On the same day the investigator submitted a motion to use detention as a pretrial measure against him. The motion was sufficed.
 

Preliminary investigation is ongoing.
 

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


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