31.07.2019 | In Vayots Dzor, criminal cases on corruption cases have been doubled, and the number of persons prosecuted has been quadrupled

The prosecutor's office of Vayots Dzor region of the Republic of Armenia has summed up the results of the activities / for the 1st half of 2019 / of the criminal prosecution bodies for corruption cases detected in the region and the initiatives of the regional prosecutor's office.

 

Under the procedural lead or supervision of the prosecutors of the prosecutor’s office of Vayots Dzor region of the Republic of Armenia in the first 6 months of this year, 18 materials have been prepared on corruption cases; from the 18 materials based on 5 materials a criminal case has been initiated. This number is almost two times higher compared to the last year.

 

From the detected corruption cases, 9 have been registered in the field of education, 2 in the field of local self-government, and 1 concerns the commission of a crime by an employee of Vayots Dzor Marzpetaran.

 

Flagrant corruption crimes have been mainly expressed through the embezzlement or appropriation with the use of official position, illegal receipt of wages by public servants.

 

Within the framework of criminal cases initiated in the first 6 months of 2019, criminal cases have been initiated against 4 people, 3 of them have been school principals, and 1 has been an employee of Vayots Dzor Marzpetaran. For comparison, we should mention that within the framework of criminal cases initiated in the first 6 months of 2018, criminal prosecution against 1 person has been initiated.

 

During the first 6 months of 2019, 2 corruption-related criminal cases have been sent to court in relation to 2 people, and concerning 1 case a conviction has been made. This kind of criminal case was not sent to court last year.

 

Based on the materials the pre-registered total amount of damage caused to the state has been amounted to 54.3 million AMD. From this amount 34.4 million AMD caused to the state, and 19.9 million AMD to communities.

 

From the specified damage during the period of the preliminary investigation and compilation of materials, an amount of 42.8 million AMD has been reimbursed. In comparison, we should note that last year 1 case of damage to the community was registered, /the amount of damage amounted to 24 million AMD, which was completely restored during the preliminary investigation/. And the case of damage caused to the state was not registered.

 

Within the framework of corruption-related materials and criminal cases initiated during the 6 months of 2019, by the virtue of Article 30 of the RA Law on the Prosecutor's Office with the aim of eliminating the conditions contributing to the commission of crime, 5 petitions have been submitted to marzpet of Vayots Dzor region, as a result of which disciplinary sanctions have been applied.

 

The prosecutor's office of Vayots Dzor region has carried out active work in the field of state interest’s protection.

 

Within the framework of this function, 4 investigations have been carried out and are still in the process, which include areas of community investments, fulfillment of obligations to pay, compliance with legislative requirements in the field of technical safety.

 

According to the research carried out, 11 economic entities have been given warnings by the prosecutor's office of the region, as a result of which the amount of 4.5 million AMD has been restored.   

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