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17 Year-Old Resident of Marmashen Village Detained for 21 Year-Old Young Man’s Murder

01.06.2020 15:47

On May 27, 2020 at 21:15 a call was received from “Gyumri Medical Center” CJSC informing that the body of 21 year-old resident of Vahramaberd village of Shirak province was taken to hospital.

Through preliminary investigation conducted within the criminal case initiated in Shirak Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee it was found out that on May 27, 2020 from 18:00 to 20:30 on the football pitch located in the administrative district of Marmashen community of Shirak province a row on breaking the rules of the game erupted between the football players from Marmashen and Vahramaberd villages. In order to make clarifications on the same day at about 20:20 17 year-old resident of Marmashen village and 21 year-old resident of Vahramaberd village went to the area of the school next to the football pitch. During the conversation, for the purpose of depriving the latter form life, 17 year-old resident of Marmashen hit 21 year-old young man on different parts of the head then pushed him to the ground and went on hitting on his head. Then fellow villager came to take 21 year-old young man to hospital but the latter died on the way of bodily injuries he had sustained.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against 17 year-old resident of Marmashen according to the Part 1 of the Article 104 of RA Criminal Code. The latter was detained.

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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