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Detention Chosen as Pretrial Measure against Three Persons within Criminal Case on Explosion on Yerevan-Sevan Highway

06.08.2019 11:17

Within the criminal case investigated in Kotayk Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee on explosion on Yerevan-Sevan highway three persons charged with murder attempt committed by a group of people in a way dangerous for many people’s life were detained.  

It was earlier informed that on August 2, 2019 at about 12:30 the person having committed the alleged crime put an explosive under the bridge located at the 15th km of Yerevan-Sevan highway and exploded M. Manukyan’s car of “Range Rover” make, as well as the cars of “Nissan” and “Patrol” make accompanying him while they were in motion.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against three persons, born in 1974, 1963 and 1966, according to the Points 6 and 7 of the Part 2 of the Article 34-104 and the Part 2 of the Article 235 of RA Criminal Code. The investigator submitted a motion to court to use detention as a pretrial measure against them. It was sufficed.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Investigatory actions of great volume are conducted and operative-intelligence measures are taken to find out all circumstances of the case, the frame of those possibly involved in the case, to identify, to find them and to personalize the actions of each of them.

Additional information about procedural decisions made within the criminal case will be provided.

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

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