ArmInfo. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, 9 prisoners were released in Armenia.
As Advisor to the RA Prosecutor General Gor Abrahamyan noted on his Facebook page, the corresponding initiative is carried out by the Prosecutor's Office in relation to persons under preliminary arrest.
In particular, 11 prisoners receiving medical care were allocated as well as 9 prisoners in other penitentiary institutions. Each of them has serious and / or chronic, or combined diseases.
Earlier, the decisions of prosecutors from arrest on their own recognizance were changed preventive measures against 3 defendants who are involved in cases under investigation. Now, the corresponding requests of the prosecutors regarding 6 more prisoners have been satisfied. It is noted that this process will continue.