Monday, April 22 2019 14:31
Asya Balayan

Armenian Prosecutor`s Office to send documents to the Russian  Federation for Mihran Poghosyan`s extradition 

Armenian Prosecutor`s Office to send documents to the Russian  Federation for Mihran Poghosyan`s extradition 

ArmInfo. Armenian Prosecutor General's Office to send relevant documents to competent authorities of the Russian Federation for the extradition of the former MP from the Republican Party, the former head of the Judicial Acts Compulsory  Enforcement Service of Armenia Mihran Poghosyan. This was announced  by Advisor to the Prosecutor General of Armenia Gor Abrahamyan.

According to him, the necessary procedural actions on the extradition  of Mihran Pogosyan to the competent authorities of the Republic of  Armenia are carried out.  "At the moment, the necessary package of  documents is being prepared for this, which will be presented to the  Russian side by the Armenian prosecutor's office in due time," he  said.  Yesterday it became known that the former head of the Judicial  Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service of Armenia, Mihran Poghosyan, who  had been put on the wanted list, was detained in Karelia.

To recall, Mihran Poghosyan is accused of abuse of power and theft of   property on a large scale. According to the prosecution, Mihran   Poghosyan, from  June 11,2008  occupying the position of chief   enforcement officer of the judicial acts of the Republic of Armenia,   appointed the person who ensured his personal safety as the first   category consultant of the  compulsory enforcement department, while   his personal driver was appointed the leading adviser of the same   department.  They did not attended work, instead they carried out  personal orders  of Mihran Poghosyan, however they received a total  of salary and  bonuses in the amount of 44,199,463 drams.  In  addition, Mihran Poghosyan, using his official position, concluded   contracts for the purchase of goods and the provision of services   with organizations managed by himself through proxies. Thus, during   2011- 2016 using the state funds entrusted to him for the needs of    Compulsory Enforcement Service, Poghosyan purchased 32 BYD cars with   a total value of 211.158.000 drams from the Ketrin Group company,   founded by him. Moreover, according to the NSS, 20 out of 32 cars   were purchased at a price of 20,000,000 drams higher than the real   value of their sale, as a result of which property damage in  especially large amounts was caused to the legitimate interests of   the state.

Moreover, in 2011, Mihran Poghosyan, through the citizens of foreign   countries, founded the business companies Hopkinten Trading   Incorporated and Sigtem Real Estate Incorporated in Panama, and in   October of the same year instead of foreign directors of companies   with his direct participation in relevant positions appointed persons   close to him. Then Mihran Poghosyan participated in the management of   the aforementioned organizations registered in the Panamanian  offshore zone through trustees, as a result of which the latter   founded other companies in Armenia, including Best Realty LLC. 

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