14.05.2019 | Theft in especially large sizes and official forgeries in the schools of Mikhailovka and Dzoramut communities of Lori region. Criminal cases have been initiated.

According to the operative data received by the  RA Police Department of  Lori Region  major violations have been  revealed in the secondary school of  Mikhaylovka and the secondary school of  Dzoramut communities . As it turned out as a result of the investigation,  headmasters of the schools  periodically included in the staff list persons who had never worked there and appropriated the salary due to them.

 

The headmaster of secondary school Mikhailovka from mercenary motives from May 5, 2013 to March 2019 hired three people for the posts of watchman, technical worker and supply manager.

 

They did not do the work they were entitled to, however, for their attendance and actual work hours, fake data has been  entered into the relevant official documents. Then documents with fake content were submitted for payment, as a result of which funds for the total amount of 11,346,356 drams were appropriated during the indicated time period.

 

The headmaster of Dzoraget secondary school also, for mercenary reasons, from September 1, 2015 to July 2018, hired as a night watchman, as well as an operator and person in charge of heating, first his daughter-in-law and then brother and nephew. These individuals also did not carry out their proper work and false data about their attendance and actual hours of work were entered into official documents.

 

Then documents with fake content were submitted for payment, as a result of which funds for the total amount of 6,863,237 drams were appropriated during the indicated time period.

 

Taking into account the receipt of reliable information, a criminal case has been  initiated by the decision of the Deputy Prosecutor of Lori Region on the grounds of p. 1 p.  3 art. 179 and p. 1 art.  314 of the RA Criminal Code.

 

The preliminary investigation of the criminal case has been entrusted to the Lori Regional Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia.

 

8 criminal cases on the grounds of misappropriation and embezzlement of funds in various sizes with the use of official powers have been initiated and are being investigated on the fact of obvious corruption abuses in educational institutions of the region and also with abuses of official position and official forgery. In particular, facts of corruption have been  recorded in school N18 of the city of Vanadzor, N 1 of Shirakamut, secondary school of Sarchapet, N2 of the city of Stepanavan, N2 of Vanadzor, N1 of the city of Tashir, high school N17 of Movses Khorenatsi Vanadzor and Vanadzor State Medical College.