23.03.2023 | Unlawful taking of property amounting to AMD 41 438 000 in Lori water users association

The Prosecutor’s Office of Lori region carried out an investigation in Lori water users association.

During the examination of the documents regarding the Association received from the State Revenue Committee and General Department of Criminal Police of the Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs it was found out that the authorized employees of the Association wrote off salary in the amount of AMD 41 438 000 to 55 employees who were at the same time working in the community, non-commercial, medical centers.

Besides that, A.M. working in the Association as a senior inspector since 5 February 2019, was regularly absent from work for 3-4 months during 2019-2022, however the employees of the Association included false information in the salary payment bulletins and lists on the attendance of A.M. As a result a salary in the amount of AMD 850 000 was calculated and paid to A.M.


Taking into consideration the abovementioned, on 20 March the Deputy Prosecutor of Lori region reported a crime with the assignment to initiate criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Article 256 and Part 2 of Article 457 of the Criminal Code to Lori Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee.

On the same day a criminal proceedings was initiated in the Lori Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee.

Notice:  Every person charged with a criminal offense shall be presumed innocent unless proved guilty in the manner prescribed by the RA Criminal Procedure Code and by the judgment that have entered into legal force.