ArmInfo. By order of the acting Police Chief Arman Sargsyan, the internal affairs department launched an official investigation into the beating of a citizen, a street flower seller.
As Deputy Head of the Public Relations Department of the Police of Armenia Edgar Janoyan told ArmInfo, the investigation was launched on the basis of media publications. He also informed that on October 17 several flower market workers were brought to the Police on suspicion of illegal business.
Earlier, in the Armenian media, information was circulated that on October 17, officers of the Sixth Police department detained flower market employee Karen Ghazaryan. The man was beaten and forced to testify against former NSS Director Arthur Vanetsyan, who is known as the owner of the flower business.
It also became known that five citizens, was detained the day before, applied to the Special Investigation Service for pressure and violence against them.