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11.11.2017 | A criminal case was initiated at the RA Vayots Dzor Prosecutor’s Office under the features of offering electoral bribe

On the 7th of November 2017 habitants of village Shatin of Vayots Dzor region H. G. and T. S. made a report at Yeghegnadzor Division of Vayots Dzor Regional Department of the RA Police about the fact that habitant of the same village R. M. offered electoral bribe during October and November, 2017, to vote in favour of the candidate M. S. at the Elections for the post of the Head of Yeghegis community which were to be held on the 5th of November, 2017.

On the basis of the report materials have been prepared at Yeghegnadzor Division of Vayots Dzor Regional Department of the RA Police in the result of which the data that had been collected, flagrantly prove that R.M. offered bribe to the above-mentioned two persons.

Taking into account that the data are subject to complete, objective and comprehensive investigation a criminal case was initiated on the 10th of November, 2017, in the Prosecutor’s Office of Vayots Dzor region under Article 154.2 part 2 of the RA Criminal Code.

The RA Prosecutor General’s Office demanded the case with the aim of sending it to the RA Special Investigative Service.



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