ArmInfo.A number of high-ranking r officers of the Vanadzor Penitentiary Institution gave concessions to the prisoners for a bribe.
According to the press service of the Special Investigation Service of Armenia, Artak Hovhannisyan, since February 23, 2018, having been the head of Vanadzor Penitentiary Institution, received a bribe in the amount of $ 1,500, promising not to close the doors of the cells of some prisoners and also not to take away their cell phones and other prohibited items.
In addition, Artyom Asryan, a security specialist at Vanadzor Penitentiary Institution, secretly handed over the cell phone and other prohibited items to the convict for a $ 100 bribe.
Artak Hovhannisyan was charged under clause 3 of part 3 of article 311 and part 1 of article 308 of the RA Criminal Code. Artyom Asryan has been charged in part 2 of article 311 (2 episodes) and part 1 of article 308 of the RA Criminal Code. The case with the indictment was submitted to the prosecutor with a motion to send him to court.