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In the framework of the criminal case initiated on suicide attempt committed by a serviceman 3 fellow servicemen detained

17.12.2015 16:31

In the framework of the criminal case investigated in the Fifth Garrison Investigative Unit of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee circumstances, motive of suicide attempt committed by the serviceman R. Abrahamyan were found. On the base of the obtained evidence three servicemen were charged and detention was used as a pretrial measure against them. In the framework of the criminal case three servicemen were involved as a defendant.

During preliminary investigation it was found that junior Sergeant V. Ter-Vardanyan together with soldiers A. Karapetyan and S. Melqonyan breaching relations prescribed by field manuals, between servicemen not subordinated to each other, from November 22, 2015 to December 9, 2015 periodically mocked soldier R. Abrahamyan humiliating his honor and self-esteem. As a result, on December 9, 2015 at about 11:55 the latter attempted to commit suicide.

Particularly, he fired a shot towards his chest inflicting a firearm injury on the left part of his chest.

Through inspection of R. Abrahamyan’s clothes a letter to his father was found in the pocket. In the letter it was written that he had been caused to commit suicide by the fellow servicemen.

In the result of comprehensive, objective and complete investigation conducted in the framework of the criminal case initiated on suicide attempt other counts of crime were also found.

On the base of the obtained evidence charge was pressed against V. Ter-Vardanyan according to the Point 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 38-359, Points 1 and 3 of the Part 3 of the Article 38-358, Points 1, 3 and 4 of the Part 3 of the Article 358.1, the Part 3 of the Article 359 of RA Criminal Code.

S. Melqonyan was charged according to the Point 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 359, Points 1 and 3 of the Part 3 of the Article 358, Part 3 of the Article 359 of RA Criminal Code.

A. Karapetyan was charged according to the Point 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 359, Points 1 and 3 of the Part 3 of the Article 358,, Points 1 and 4 of the Part 3 of the Article 38-358.1 and the Part 3 of the Article 359 of RA Criminal Code. 

The investigator submitted a motion to the court to use detention as a pretrial measure against them. The motion was sufficed.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Necessary measures are taken to find the circumstances of the committed crimes.

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

 

 



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