ArmInfo.On October 23, the court of general jurisdiction extended the term of the arrest for a month for Karen Khachatryan, who is nephew of former head of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) Gagik Khachatryan. The relevant application was submitted by the National Security Service.
It should be noted that Karen Khachatryan, who previously held the position of head of the Department of Internal Security of the SRC, is accused of embezzlement on an especially large scale, and Gagik Khachatryan - of abuse of office and embezzlement on a particularly large scale. Both of them were detained, and then - arrested at the end of August this year. According to preliminary information, employees who were paid salaries but who did not actually go to work were registered with the SRC. Karen Khachatryan and Gagik Khachatryan have been charged under part 2 of article 308 of the RA Criminal Code (misappropriation or embezzlement of funds on an especially large scale) and part 2 of article 308 of the RA Criminal Code (abuse of official authority, which entailed serious consequences by negligence).