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Platoon commander charged with violation of combat duty regulations

18.02.2016 21:11

In the framework of the criminal case investigated in the Second Garrison Investigative Unit, on February 17 charge was pressed against reconnaissance platoon commander of the military unit for violation of combat duty regulations which caused grave consequences.
 

On December 18, 2015 at about 03:40 the diversion and intelligence group of the enemy attacked the combat base of protection area of the unit N. The servicemen Aghasi Grigoryan and Ruben Aleqsanyan died of firearm injuries they had sustained in the result of military actions. A number of servicemen sustained firearm injuries and were taken to military hospital.
 

On the same day a criminal case was initiated in the Second Garrison Investigative Unit on murder committed by an organized group out of motives of national, race and religious hate or fanatism, with the intend of willful illegal deprivation of two or more people, attempt of willful deprivation of life of two or more people.  
 

In the framework of the criminal case necessary investigatory actions were conducted to provide the comprehensive, complete and objective investigation of circumstance of the case.
 

Through preliminary investigation it was found that reconnaissance platoon commander, captain had been appointed the monitor of the combat support position of protection area of the military unit since 11.12.2015 during which he violated the combat duty regulations.
 

According to preliminary investigation data captain did not carry out and organize the necessary actions directed to waylaying and on December 17 at about 23:30 getting additional information on penetration by diversion and intelligence group of the enemy continued the same conduct, so in these conditions on December 18 at about 03:40 the diversion and intelligence group of the enemy penetrated freely into the combat support position and attacked the servicemen causing grave consequences.
 

On the base of the obtained evidence charge was pressed against the captain according to the Part 3 of the Article 365 of RA Criminal Code (violation of combat duty or combat service regulations which caused grave consequences). On the same day the investigator submitted a motion to the court to use detention as a pretrial measure against him. The motion was sufficed.
 

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


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