03.12.2018 | One person has been involved as a suspect within the framework of the criminal case initiated on the occasion of the abuses identified during the elaboration and implementation of the North-South Road Corridor program

In the result of a study of the statement provided by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Armenia regarding the North-South Road Corridor program received by the RA Prosecutor General’s Office, it has been found out that officials, using their official position contrary to the interests of the service or not fulfilling their official duties, caused substantial harm to the legitimate interests of citizens, society and state.

 

On the suspicion of committing a criminal offense under Point 1 of Part 3 of Art. 178 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia in respect of the foreign chairman of the program of the French organization, signed undertaking not to leave the place of residence has been chosen as a measure of restraint and he has been involved as a suspect within the framework criminal case.

 

The preliminary investigation is still in process.

 

Notice: Every person suspected in or charged with a criminal offense shall be presumed innocent unless proved guilty in the manner prescribed by the RA Criminal Procedure Code and unless the verdict comes into legal force.