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29.10.2021 | Another guilty verdict within the framework of the case of the stated electoral crime during the early National Assembly elections in 2021

Based on the message of the librarian of the cultural center named after Gusan Ashot of Goris community of Syunik region dated June 17, 2021 by the preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated by Point 1 of Part 2 of Art. 149.1 of the RA Criminal Code it was substantiated that the director of “Gusan Ashot Cultural Center” A.Kh. with the use of his official position, as well as the circumstance of being dependent on the employees of the center, forced the employees of the said center to participate in the preliminary campaign organized in Goris on June 07, 2021 of the block "Armenia". Then on June 15, 2021, with the threat of dismissal from the job, he prevented the librarian A.A. to participate in the campaign of the "Civil Contract" party.

 

Based on the obtained sufficient evidence, the director of “Gusan Ashot Cultural Center ” A.Kh. was charged under Point 1 and Point 2 of Part 2 of Art. 149.1 of the RA Criminal Code.

 

Against him detention was chosen as a measure of restraint, which was changed later.

 

The criminal case with the indictment was sent from the Prosecutor's Office of Syunik region to the Court of General Jurisdiction of First Instance of Syunik region for consideration on the merits.

 

As a result of the study of the evidence during the trial, taking into account the degree of public danger of the act incriminated to the defendant, the prosecutor petitioned to impose a sentence of imprisonment for a period of 5 years against A.Kh. depriving him of the right to hold leading positions in organizations for a period of 2 years.

 

By the verdict of 27.10.2021 the court sentenced him to imprisonment for a period of 4 years, depriving him of the right to hold leading positions in organizations for a period of 2 years. At the same time, however, the application of Art. 70 of the RA Criminal Code, the court decided not to conditionally apply the sentence of imprisonment and to establish a probationary period for 3 months.

 

As a result of obtaining a judicial act and analyzing the reasons for the court and justifications, the issue of the possibility of appealing the decision will be resolved.