07.06.2019 | The application of the company with more useful offer for the tender of purchase of pesticides has been unreasonably denied. The prosecutor’s office has initiated a criminal case.

In the course of the study conducted by the State Interests Protection Department of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Armenia, on the basis of the reports presented by the RA Control Chamber and media publications / “Hraparak” newspaper /, it has been found out that Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia on 02.02.2016 has approved the procurement procedure for the purchase of pesticides necessary for the Ministry.

Thus, it has been found out that the responsible officials of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia, using their official position contrary to the interests of the service, have not fulfilled the requirement for the effective implementation of the procurement process established by the RA Procurement Law.

The preliminary investigation of the case has been intrusted to the RA Investigative Committee.

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.