ArmInfo. The defense side of the former Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan appealed against the court decision on choosing a measure of restraint in the form of arrest. According to the information provided by the lawyer, Hambartsum Melik-Sargsyan, the corresponding application was submitted on December 9.
To recall, Gevorg Kostanyan was charged as an accused in the case of the events of March 1, 2008. On September 25, former police chief Alik Sargsyan was charged with this case. The names of Gevorg Kostanyan and Gevorg Mheryan are mentioned in the text of the prosecution. According to investigators, Sargsyan also participated in hiding the facts of the participation of the military in dispersing the opposition.
A few years ago, a video from the Republic Square in Yerevan was distributed on the Network, where vehicles with the numbers of the Ministry of Defense were filmed, as well as military personnel brought to the site. In addition, from the point of view of the investigation, the police leadership and representatives of the Armed Forces drew up documents stating that the army vehicles were transported not by soldiers, but by police officers. Correspondence between the police and the Ministry of Defense was fabricated for this. Gevorg Kostanyan is wanted.