ArmInfo.Former super minister, head of the Ministry of Finance and the State Revenue Committee of Gagik Khachatryan's nephew of the Karen Khachatryan was released from custody on bail of 20 million drams. As his lawyer Arman Makinyan told reporters, the court decision was made the day before.
It should be noted that the National Security Service applied for an extension of the detention of Karen Khachatryan for another two months, while the defender of Khachatryan requested for his release on bail.
<The court decision was a bit late, but was fair. We do not focus only on bad events, we are also talking about good ones. In fact, the court made a lawful and bold decision>, the lawyer said. Makinyan noted that there was no reason to keep Khachatryan in custody>. <Karen Khachatryan was detained for 5 months. Starting from the first day, we presented all the evidence that there is no reason for his detention>, the lawyer said.
To recall, Karen Khachatryan held the post of head of the Department of Internal Security of the SRC and is accused of squandering on a large scale. In the same criminal case, charges were brought against his uncle Gagik Khachatryan. The petition to change the measure of restraint of the latter is now being considered by the court. Gagik Khachatryan and Karen Khachatryan are charged under the second part of Article 308 of the RA Criminal Code and the first paragraph of the third part of Article 179.