ArmInfo. Arutyun Grigoryan, Assistant Governor of Vayots, Dzor Region of Armenia, was arrested. The press secretary of the Investigative Committee of Armenia Naira Harutyunyan stated this on her Facebook page.
According to her, Grigoryan was charged with deliberately causing severe injuries to another person. Earlier it became known that the assistant to the governor of Vayots of the Dzor region, Trdat Sargsyan, Harutyun Grigoryan, inflicted severe injuries on the lieutenant colonel of the Armed forces Ara Mkhitaryan. The latter was hospitalized, and is in serious condition in intensive care.
RA Minister of Defense David Tonoyan noted that Mkhitaryan's state of health does not inspire great hopes.
The incident with the participation of military and regional administration staff occurred in the city of Yeghegnadzor on the night of September 18. Now the investigation is checking for involvement in the incident, Governor Trdat Sargsyan, who denies his presence at the scene. Grigoryan rejects his involvement in the incident, assuring that Mkhitaryan was intoxicated and could fall and hit something.