15.02.2017 | The work conducted by the RA Military Prosecutor’s Office during 2016 has been reviewed

     On February 14 the Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan held a meeting in the RA Military Prosecutor's Office, summing up the work done during 2016.
     РА Minister of Defence  Vigen Sargsyan, the prosecutors of Central Military Prosecutor's Office, military prosecutors of garrisons, the responsibles for General Military Investigative Department of the Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia and the RA Military Police took part in the meeting.
     During the meeting,  RA Military Prosecutor, RA Deputy Prosecutor General  Artavazd Harutyunyan presented the work done in 2016 in the areas of protection of legality in the armed forces, fight against crime, protection of state interests, protection of rights of military servicemen and the implementation of other powers granted to the prosecutor's office.
     Touching upon  the  fatal accidents registered in the armed forces for 2016, the RA Prosecutor General  instructed to be more consistent to the works of their prevention, to ensure the completeness, objectivity and comprehensiveness of the investigation of criminal cases, in particular, the murders committed by coworkers, on the fact of incitement to suicide, also make the events preceding the above-mentioned cases a compulsory subject of investigation.
     Artur Davtyan particularly touched upon the issues of crime prevention in the armed forces, stressing the need of  clarifying the circumstances during the preliminary investigation of criminal cases, that contribute to implementing the crime, and of taking measures of prosecutorial impact aimed at their elimination, their review, elimination of criminogenic factors.
     Stressing the importance of predictability and certainty of the activities of criminal prosecution bodies, as well as the adequate protection of the rights of servicemen involved in the proceedings, the Prosecutor General instructed the prosecutors to organize more frequently the reception of participants of the proceedings and their representatives, personally demonstrating the initiative.
     Turning to the sphere of protection of state property interests in the army, the RA Prosecutor General gave concrete instructions on how to activate the prosecutorial functions in this area.
     RA Minister of Defense V. Sargsyan thanked the workers of RA Military Prosecutor's office  for the work done, and stressing his interest and the interest of the governing staff of defense department on the issue of preventing criminal phenomena in the army, on ensuring the inevitable responsibility of persons, who have committed a violation, he expressed his willingness to join efforts with the prosecutor's office in the fight against these phenomena.
     Summing up the meeting, the RA Prosecutor General gave instructions on how to increase the efficiency of work, coordinate the resolution of current problems.