ArmInfo.Lawyers of the former Chief of the Police of Armenia Vladimir Gasparyan demand an immediate end to the criminal prosecution of his client due to the lack of corpus delicti.. The lawyer of the former Police Chief Tigran Atanesyan wrote about this on his Facebook page.
<Today, we presented the RA Prosecutor General with a written complaint demanding an immediate end to the criminal prosecution against Colonel General Vladimir Gasparyan due to the lack of corpus delicti.
The investigator, in our opinion, made a gross legal error related to the current version of the law and the current version of the law in 2011, due to the lack of corpus delicti.
<We are counting on a one-page <monumental> legal monument-response with the rejection of our complaint>- said the publication of the lawyer of former Police Chief Vladimir Gasparyan.
It became known, that yesterday former Police Chief Vladimir Gasparyan was charged in the framework of a criminal case on abuse of power committed by several officials of the RA Ministry of Defense.
According to the press service of the Investigative Committee Vladimir Gasparyan, being a commander and an official, from June, 1997 to October, 2010 holding the position of the Head of Military Police then till November, 2011 - the position of RA Deputy Minister of Defense, being aware that 3 servicemen of a unit of the RA Ministry of Defense being registered in the mentioned unit as a military policeman from 2001, 2004 and 2009, accordingly, do not attend work, instead they do another job - one of them worked as a driver of the RA Second President Serzh Sargsyan's brother Lyova Sargsyan, the other two - Alexander Sargsyan's bodyguards, out of personal and group interests, in order to gain favorable treatment of the mentioned persons, abusing his official power allowed the above mentioned servicemen to do other job.
Moreover, V. Gasparyan instructed the serviceman under him not to take appropriate legal action on these circumstances. Besides, on December 3, 2010 Vladimir Gasparyan, holding the position of RA Deputy Minister of Defense, prolonged the service term of one of the mentioned servicemen for 5 years.
As a result, during V. Gasparyan's tenure in the RA Ministry of Defense the mentioned servicemen, who did not perform their real functions and did not attend the military unit, were not dismissed from work and 21.691.481 AMD was paid to them from the RA state budget causing the state damage in particularly large amount.
On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against V. Gasparyan according to the Part 2 of the Article 375 of RA Criminal Code. Signature not to leave was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.