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06.03.2017 | The arrest, which was chosen as a preventive measure against Artur Sargsyan was annulled by the prosecutor's decision

Deputies of the RA National Assembly from factions "Prosperous Armenia" , "Armenian National Congress" , "Rule of Law" , "Armenian Revolutionary Federation",  "Heritage"  аnd 27 deputies, who are not members of parliamentary groups and factions аppealed to the RA Prosecutor General with a request to change the arrest, which was chosen as a precautionary measure towards Artur Sargsyan- the accused in the criminal case investigated in the Special Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia, initiated on facts of illegal procurement, transportation or carrying of weapons, ammunition by an organized group and entering to the territory of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment of RA Police on July 17, 2016, the seizure of the building of the mentioned unit and the adjacent territory and apply personal guarantee as a preventive measure.

At the invitation of the RA Prosecutor General, on March 6, 2017 a meeting was held with the MPs/deputies/ Edmon Maruqyan, Nikol Pashinyan, Heghine Bisharyan, Miqayel Manukyan, Levon Zurabyan and Aram Manukyan.

During the meeting, the deputies were presented with the content of the charge brought against Arthur Sargsyan, the grounds for the preventive measure chosen in his respect, was clarified the procedure for applying personal guarantees as a preventive measure, the rights and obligations of the guarantors, stipulated by Articles 145 and 147 of the RA Criminal Procedure Code, and the latter were warned of liability. Besides, the deputies were offered to meet with Arthur Sargsyan at the penitentiary institution "Hospital for Convicts" to be sure of proper conduct of the latter during the investigation of the case, of fulfilling other procedural obligations and refraining from committing a new act prohibited by the criminal law,  then confirm  or refuse their request.

After the approval of their request by the Members of Parliament Edmond Maruqyan, Nikol Pashinyan, Heghine Bisharyan, Miqayel Manukyan, Levon Zurabyan and Aram Manukyan and payment of the amount provided by law, on March 6, 2017  the prosecutor, supervising over the Legality of the preliminary investigation decided to change the arrest, which was chosen as a preventive measure against A.Sargsyan and use the personal guarantee as a measure of restraint.

On the same day, a copy of the decision was forwarded to the preliminary investigation body and to the administration of the detention facility for ensuring the implementation of the decision.