ArmInfo.Armenian police revealed large thefts in the Syunik region of Armenia.
Thus, according to the RA Police, during the investigation it was found out that the management of the Syunik Water Users Association, taking advantage of the unfair attitude of the RA water committee employees and improper fulfillment of their obligations, acting not in the interests of the organization, did not install meters for measuring water consumption , and recorded water volumes not in cubic meters, but in hectares. "Thus, they deprived their subscribers of the ability to control the amount of irrigation water used. Thus, from 2017-2019, they increased the figure of volume of water used and added in the electronic journal of water users, actually inflating the volumes of water used, which were attributed to subscribers, as a result of which they collected an additional 45.272.000 drams, "the RA Police noted.
At the same time, the source informs that the above company received 68.975.000 drams from the state as a subsidy, thereby causing serious damage to the state.
The police also informed that the company also concluded a number of formal contracts with individuals on the provision of various services, which were subsequently not fully provided, and funds allocated for this in the amount of 57.537.000 were stolen. The department also informed that in order to conceal these crimes, a number of documents were deliberately destroyed. "Also, according to forged documents, in the period from 2017-19, a salary was written out in the name of the chief accountant who did not attend work - the amount amounted to 7.278.000 drams," the RA police said, reporting that a criminal case had been instituted, an investigation is underway.