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Charge Pressed against Young Man for Forcing 13 Year-Old Girl, as well as Others over Sixteen to Have Sexual Intercourse

13.06.2019 11:35

Within the criminal case investigated in the Department of Investigation of Crimes on Human Trafficking and Illegal Turnover of Drug of General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against a young man, born in 1990, for forcing a person obviously under 16, as well as persons over 16 to have sexual intercourse.

On March 27, 2019 the resident of Lori province submitted a report in the Police informing that the user of social site «ВКонтакте.com» through blackmail forced his sister obviously under 16 to communicate with him threatening to disseminate her naked photos on the internet if she did not do his demands.

A criminal case was initiated according to the Points 3 and 6 of the Part 2 of the Article 142 and the Article 144 of RA Criminal Code.

On May 6, 2019 another resident of Lori province sent an e-mail to the RA Police informing that the resident of Tavush province forced her through blackmail to have sexual intercourse with him.

A criminal case was initiated according to the Part 1 of the Article 140 of RA Criminal Code which was joint to the above mentioned criminal case initiated on forcing a person obviously under 16 to have sexual intercourse.

In the result of a number of investigatory actions and operative-intelligence measures a number of circumstances were found out, the person having committed the alleged crime was identified.

Particularly, through investigation it was found out that the young man registered a page in the social site «ВКонтакте. com» in the name of a female, through it got acquainted with her and had correspondence with the juvenile girl.

During communication he got informed that the girl was 13 years old. However, going on with the communication with her via the site he persuaded her and received her naked photo. After receiving the mentioned photo via another page used by him he sent messages to the schoolgirl, influenced on her mental world, blackmailed, demanded and received other naked photos of hers. Then he again blackmailed her and demanded that she should have a sexual intercourse with him. He threatened to send the mentioned photos to the girl’s classmates, as well as to disseminate them via internet if she did not do his demand thus forcing her to have sexual intercourse with him.

Besides, the same person again registered a page in the social site «ВКонтакте. com» in the name of a female, through it got acquainted and had correspondence with another resident of Lori province and in the same way that is during communication influenced on her mental world, blackmailed, demanded and received other naked photos of hers. Then he again blackmailed her and demanded that she should have a sexual intercourse with him. He threatened to publish the mentioned photos among her relatives, fellow villagers if she did not do his demand thus forcing the woman to have sexual intercourse with him.

Besides, through criminal case data were also obtained that the same person got acquainted with another girl over 16, persuaded and received from her naked photos of hers. After receiving them the young man sent messages to the schoolgirl, influenced on her mental world, blackmailed and demanded that she should have sexual intercourse with him threatening to disseminate her naked photos via internet if she did not do his demand thus forcing the juvenile over sixteen to have sexual intercourse with him.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against the young man according to the Part 1 of the Article 140 (2 counts) and the Part 2 of the Article 140 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing.

Taking the peculiarities of the criminal case into consideration other details shall not be published. Additional information about procedural decisions made within the criminal case will be provided.

The RA Investigative Committee once again appeals to all parents to strictly follow the process of using internet by juveniles in order to protect them from similar or other dangers.

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






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