28.12.2017 | Another criminal case on the fact of illegal forest cuttings has been sent to court. Based on the materials of the latter, a new criminal case has been initiated

A criminal case, initiated on the fact of illegal forest cuttings  in the rented premise of the rehabilitation center of Institute of surgery named after Mikaelyan in Stepanavan has been  sent to court with an indictment.

On December 28, 2017 a criminal case with an indictment has been sent to the Court of First Instance of General jurisdiction of Lori region.

In the framework of this criminal case, as a result of the examination, carried out by the environmental protection and mining inspection body of Lori regional division of the RA Ministry of nature protection, more than 720 different types of pine trunks have been  found,  in connection with which a criminal case has been initiated in accordance with p. 3  Art. 296 of the RA Criminal Code and has been set apart from a criminal case into a separate procedure.

Note: Every person suspected in or charged with a criminal offense shall be presumed innocent unless proved guilty in the manner prescribed by Criminal Procedure Code of RA and unless the verdict comes into legal force.