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Banditry in Ajapnyak administrative district; three persons sustained firearm injuries, the person who had broken into the house died of injuries inflicted with a cutting-piercing object

16.12.2015 14:54

A criminal case was initiated in the Investigative Division of Ajapnyak and Davtashen administrative districts of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee on armed attack committed on December 15 in Ajapnyak administrative district.

On December 15, at 14:40 a report was received from the Operations Control Center of Yerevan Department of the RA Police informing that attack was committed at one of the private houses in Bashinjaghyan street, shots were fired, there were injured persons.

The investigatory-operative group, headed by the Head of the Investigative Division Sahak Grigoryan, immediately left for the site. Inspection of the site was conducted with participation of experts, urgent measures were taken to find the circumstances of the case.

According to initial data, on December 15, at about 14:30 an armed and masked person broke into the house where there was a child and at knife and gun point demanded precious jewelry and money. The man fired shots towards the people who were at home from the firearm “Cherchill” N 152946 he had brought with him. As a result, three persons sustained firearm injuries.

In order to prevent the criminal actions of the armed person, the family members showed resistance and bodily damages were inflicted with a cutting-piercing object to the armed person who had broken into the house. The latter died in hospital without gaining consciousness. Through investigation the person was identified; he was a resident of Yerevan G. Sargsyan born in 1976.

Three persons with firearm injuries on lower limbs were taken to a medical center, they were provided with appropriate medical assistance. The father of the family, hostess and the nurse were found as the injured party.

Through the inspection of the scene the crime tool - firearm “Cherchill” of 12 mm caliber with bullets, as well as the hunting knife was found and confiscated. Samples were taken, the clothes the injured and the person who had broken into the house, were wearing at the moment of the incident were confiscated. Numerous forensic examinations were commissioned to find the circumstances significant for the criminal case.

A motion was submitted to the Court of First Instance of Ajapnyak and Davtashen administrative districts to get permission to search the residence of G. Sargsyan who had broken into the house. The motion was rejected.

The video of the incident captured by the cameras inserted in the house was confiscated and inspected in the order defined by law. The sequence of events was clarified during investigation.

It was found that at the moment the armed person broke into the house there were only women at home (hostess, mother and nurse) and 1 year-old child. The father of the family, hearing voices of intimidation on the phone, came home later.

According to investigation data the husband called his wife, the wife’s phone was on but she did not speak, instead, a man’s voice intimidating the family members, demanding money and threatening to kill was heard. The husband immediately went home and told the driver to call the police. The armed man fired shots towards father, wife and the nurse who had the child in her hands.

On December 15 a criminal case was initiated in the Investigative Division of Ajapnyak and Davtashen administrative districts according to the Points 3 and 4 of the Part 2 of the Article 175 of RA Criminal Code.

Necessary investigatory actions are conducted to provide the comprehensive, objective and complete investigation of the case.

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

 


 

 


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