ArmInfo. Gagik Jhangiryan disputes the decrees of 2008 of former President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan in court on dismissing him from the post of Deputy Prosecutor General, as well as on depriving him of the rank of state adviser of justice of the first class. The corresponding claim has been submitted to the Administrative Court.
Gagik Jhangiryan in 2008 joined the protest movement led by first president of the republic Levon Ter- Petrosyan. After that, by the decree of Robert Kocharyan, he was relieved of his post as Deputy Prosecutor General, and subsequently convicted of having used violence against a government official. Jhangiryan was sentenced to three years in prison, but he was released under an amnesty, after serving 1 year and 4 months.
On September 18 of this year, the Court of Cassation of Armenia overturned the verdict rendered to Gagik Jhangiryan in 2009. The criminal proceedings were discontinued due to the lack of corpus delicti.