15.05.2019 | In criminal proceedings under the supervision of Shirak Prosecutor's Office, the damage caused to the State in the amount of about 85 million drams has been revealed

In the first four months of 2019, 26 criminal cases have been initiated by prosecutors in the prosecutor's office of Shirak region.


Criminal cases were, in particular, initiated on the grounds of misappropriation or embezzlement of sums of various sizes with the use of official position, property damage by deception or abuse of trust, falsification of documents, receiving and giving a bribe.


Corruption cases were identified in the areas of local government (12 cases), education (10 cases), mobilization (1 case), health care (1 case), cadastral (one case) and banking (1 case).


A criminal case was initiated against three people, two of whom were school headmasters, one from vocational training college . In respect of all three as a preventive measure a written undertaking not to leave the place has been chosen. One official accused of corruption has been relieved of his post, a disciplinary measure has been  applied to 14.


The overall damage was 84. 978 .091 drams, of which 9 350 000 drams were recovered. The figures are three times higher than the same period last year. The preliminary investigation of these criminal cases continues.