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03.08.2021 | 289 studies on state interest protection, 127 motions were submitted. The Prosecutor’s Office of Lori Region has summed up the outcomes of half-year activities

The Prosecutor’s Office of Lori Region has significantly activated implication of prosecutorial liabilities and means of influence within its competence.


In particular, in the context of the function on initiating defense claim of state interests during the first half of 2021 the frame of studies was enlarged. If 34 studies were conducted during the whole year of 2020, there are 289 studies on the first half of 2021.


1 claim was filed to a court according to the RA Civil Procedure Code aimed at recovering the damage caused to the state and 4 claims – according to the RA Criminal Procedure Code. The damage caused to the state amounted 14.690.400 AMD. One of the claims was 12.885.000 AMD and it was granted, regarding the other claims the trial is still underway.


The territorial Division of Lori of the RA Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the Republic of Armenia was given written tasks regarding 67 cases aimed at recovering the damage caused to the state and applying measures of administrative liability. On that ground 7.400.000 AMD administrative fine was implied, out of which 1.500.000 AMD was paid as a fine and appropriate documents of the payment of 4.713.000 AMD fine was sent to the Compulsory Enforcement Service of Judicial Acts of Armenia.


During first 6 months 985 criminal cases were proceeded. 141 criminal cases were sent to court on 166 people, out of them 5 criminal cases on 7 people were of corruption nature.


115 criminal cases on 132 people were completed in the court, out them 4 cases on 5 people were of corruption nature.


The heads of communities, Hayantar SNCO, Marzpet of Lori, RA Police, RA Ministry of Education, Science, Sport and Youth, RA Minister of Environment were sent 127 motions on different issues (10 motions were sent during 2020), in the result of their discussion, measures were undertaken for their solution, different disciplinary sanctions were implied against those officials, which had shortcomings in their work, even some officials were dismissed.


27 motions were filed against law enforcement officials and other state officials on the ground of materials under the control of the Prosecutor’s Office of Lori Region, which is much with 2.4 times compared with 2020, in the result of which different disciplinary sanctions were implied.


During the first half of 2021 on 12 materials which were rejected by the prosecuting authorities, a decision was made to eliminate them, to initiate a criminal case and find out the circumstances of the alleged crime through a full, objective, comprehensive investigation ensuring the completeness of necessary investigative, judicial, operative and investigative actions. 2 such decisions were made in the same period last year.