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Murder Attempt in «Artik» Penitentiary

21.05.2019 15:58

A criminal case was initiated in Shirak Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee on murder attempt committed by the prisoner of penitentiary.

Pursuant to initial data, on May 19, 2019 at about 10:40 one of the prisoners of «Artik» penitentiary pretending that he felt bad asked the guard for help after which he unexpectedly fled out of the cell and ran into another prisoner's cell. With the purpose of depriving the prisoner from life he stabbed the latter with a cutting-piercing item. However, facing the guards' resistance he did not complete the crime under unforeseen circumstances.

A criminal case was initiated in Shirak Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee according to the Part 1 of the Article 34-104 of RA Criminal Code.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Measures are taken to provide the comprehensive, complete and objective investigation of circumstances of the case.

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

 


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