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Charge Pressed against Former Head of Gyumri Division of Military Police of RA Ministry of Defense for Taking Bribe in Particularly Large Amount; Preliminary Investigation Completed

04.12.2019 10:02

On the base of sufficient evidence obtained through the criminal case investigated in the Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against the former head of Gyumri Division of Military Police of the RA Ministry of Defense according to the Point 2 of the Part 4 of the Article 311 of RA Criminal Code for taking bribe in particularly large amount.

In the result of investigatory and other procedural actions conducted during pretrial proceeding it was found out that Colonel M. Muradyan, being the head of inquest body, from June 20, 2011 to November 30, 2015 holding the position of the Head of Division of Internal Investigation and Security of Military Police of the RA Ministry of Defense and from November 30, 2015 – the position of the Head of Division of Military Police of the RA Ministry of Defense, in October, 2014 being informed by his acquaintance RF citizen E. Martirosov that the latter’s son was under interstate prosecution by RF law enforcement bodies for committing crimes envisaged by the Part 3 of the Article 229.1 and the Part 2 of the Article 228 of RF Criminal Code and had arrived in Armenia to avoid criminal liability and punishment, demanded and received bribe in particularly large amount - 22.149.188 AMD for doing obviously illegal actions in favor of him as well as illegal inactivity.

Particularly, M. Muradyan, being an official, being obliged to disclose crimes and criminals, to take appropriate operative-intelligence and procedural measures to prevent crimes, reached agreement with E. Martirosov on doing obviously illegal actions in favor of the latter’s son V. Martirosov - putting an exit seal from the RA in his passport of RF citizen, then organizing the process of providing him with a passport of RA citizen and military service record for bribe.

Then from February 11 to October 1, 2015 he received from E. Martirosov bribe in particularly large amount part by part - 22.149.188 AMD, in total, through bank transfers and going on with his criminal intention he did not do his service duties, did not take necessary measures to subject V. Martirosov to criminal liability, moreover from October, 2014 to January, 2016 he kept V. Martirosov in his house giving him one of the rooms adjacent to the house for residence.

Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against M. Muradyan.

The criminal case with the bill of indictment was sent to the RA Military Central Prosecution Office with a motion to be sent to court.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.

 


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