Tuesday, April 16 2019 13:30
Tatevik Shahunyan

Zartonk warden  accused of embezzlement on a large scale

Zartonk warden  accused of embezzlement on a large scale

ArmInfo. The Investigation Department of Armavir of the Investigative Committee of Armenia launched an investigation to identify the circumstances of the theft by the elder of the village of Zartonk. He is charged.According to the UK, on March 11, 6 residents of the village of Zartonk of the Armavir region submitted an application to the Metsamor police department that the head of the community had committed a number of abuses, in particular, appropriated the amounts discharged from the community budget for social assistance to the residents of the village.


The materials were prepared in connection with the statement in the Metsamor Department of the RA Police. During the investigation, according to the testimony of the residents of the community who are participants in the April 2016 war, it turned out that a total of 1.1 million drams were written out as social assistance in the name of three of them. However, one of them did not receive assistance at all, the other two received a total of 300 thousand drams.There was also evidence that the charity organization "ART" transferred 400 USD to the administration of Zartonka for the treatment and rest of two soldiers who participated and were wounded in the four-day war, which, however, were not transferred to them.According to this fact, in 2019, a criminal case was initiated on the grounds of paragraphs 1 and 3 of Part 2 of Art. 179 and Part 1 of Art. 308 of the RA Criminal Code, which was subordinated to the Armavir Regional Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the RA and accepted for production.A number of investigative actions were carried out - witnesses were interrogated, those who reported a crime were examined, documents submitted by the applicants were examined.On the basis of sufficient evidence obtained on April 15, 2019, the head of the community was charged under paragraphs 1 and 3 of Part 2 of Article 179 of the RA Criminal Code.


Measures are being taken to ensure an objective, complete and comprehensive investigation into the circumstances of the incident.Note that a bloody incident occurred recently in Zartonka.  The grandson of the village headman shot at the protesters who demanded the headman's resignation. As a result of the incident, two villagers were injured. Two of the participants in the incident were detained

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