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Former High-Ranking Police Official Sayat Shirinyan Arrested on Suspicion of Making Public Calls for Violence

23.12.2020 19:09

On December 22, 2020 a criminal case was initiated according to the Part 1 of the Article 226.2 of RA Criminal Code on making a note on apparent calls for violence in “Facebook” social website by Sayat Shirinyan “Cусанна Авшарян, if I were the leader of the movement be sure that we would take specific steps, though I don’t criticize the organizers as they avoid bloodshed. But it is already clear that it is impossible without bloodshed.”

On December 23, 2020 Sayat Shirinyan was arrested on suspicion of making a note on public calls for violence envisaged by the Part 1 of the Article 226.2 of RA Criminal Code.

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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