ArmInfo.Former commander of the police forces, former deputy head of the Armenian Police Levon Yeranosyan was summoned to the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia. This was reported to the correspondent by ArmInfo press secretary of the CAS Marina Ohanjanyan.
"Levon Yeranosyan was summoned to the Special Investigation Service to conduct investigative actions with his participation," she explained.
However, Ohandjian did not specify in what case and in what status he was called. "We will inform you about the details later," the SIS representative said.
To recall, Levon Yeranosyan was often the focus of media attention. It was Yeranosyan, the police general- lieutenant, who led the dispersal of the action in Yerevan on the night of July 30, 2016, whose participants spoke in support of the Sasna Tsrer armed group, which seized the regiment of the Armenian PPS on July 17, During the dispersal of the action on the Khorenatsi Street and in the Sary taha region, the police used special means, dozens of injured persons were wounded in hospitals with shrapnel wounds, burns, and gas poisoning. Later, in fact, an official investigation was conducted in connection with the disproportionate use of force by the police, the use of violence against journalists and damage to equipment. In the course of the incident on March 12, 2017, his brother Lernik Yeranosyan, the head of the village administration of Jrarat, Armavir region, also appeared. The incident occurred between supporters of the pre-election bloc "Ohanyan-Raffi-Oskanian" and the Republican Party. According to the UK, a brawl took place, which turned into a fight, during which Yeranosyan fired one shot into the air from his pistol. As part of the incident, 5 people were subjected to the drive, two more were guilty. Lernik Yeranosyan also made a statement and explained the incident. Levon Yeranosyan "excelled" also during the protest actions in April this year. - then the cameras recorded how Yeranosyan approaches the opposition MP Sasun Mikaelyan and threatens him, and then uses obscene vocabulary. In response, Sasun Mikaelyan threw a bottle into it. Already on May 11, after the victory of the velvet revolution, the new Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told journalists that the commander of the Internal Troops of the Armenian Police Levon Yeranosyan will be removed from office. When asked if Yeranosyan would punish him for his actions, Pashinyan replied: "Part of the punishment that is in the jurisdiction of the prime minister will be realized, and for the rest I have already said that I can not simultaneously be a prime minister, an investigator, a prosecutor and judge ". As the prime minister said, an investigation will be carried out on specific cases, and corresponding answers are given. May 22 this year. Armenian President Armen Sarkissian signed today a decree on the release of Levon Yeranosyan from the post of commander of the republic's police forces and from police service.