ArmInfo.A recognizance not to leave has been selected as a measure of restraint against former head of the FFA Ruben Hayrapetyan's son - Rafik Hayrapetyan. The Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia reports.
The matter concerns a high-profile criminal case instituted on the fact of kidnapping, threats and beatings of the former director of the Harsnakar complex with the aim of repaying a debt of $ 120 thousand. 6 persons were brought as defendants and put on the wanted list, in respect of four of them and Ruben Hayrapetyan arrest was chosen as a measure of restraint. It is reported that two applications for the arrest, concerning the sons of the former head of the FFA, were rejected.
Rafik Hayrapetyan voluntarily appeared in the Arabkir branch of the RA Police, and then - in the RA Investigative Committee. Arrest was selected as a measure of restraint against him.
Ruben Hayrapetyan and his son Rafik Hayrapetyan are accused of arbitrariness, deliberate and illegal deprivation of liberty; a criminal case has been instituted on this fact. According to the IC, the victim party is G.Sh., the former executive director of the restaurant complex "Harsnakar" located near Sevan. This complex belongs to the Hayrapetyans family. During the investigation it turned out that G.Sh. in August 2015, took a loan of 52 million drams from the bank, some of which he directed to the restaurant itself, and 30 million drams, without the knowledge of the restaurant owners, he used to open his own taxi service. Upon learning of this, Hayrapetyans and a group of people illegally deprived him of their freedom in a cottage near Yerevan, where he was periodically subjected to physical violence. Further, under pressure, cars and valuables owned by G.Sh. were taken to pay off the debt, and in part about $ 40 thousand. In addition, in October 2016 the Hayrapetyans registered in their name an apartment owned by G.Sh.
Investigative and other procedural steps are being taken to ensure a full, objective and comprehensive investigation. Ruben Hayrapetyan previously reported that he was in Moscow for treatment, but could not return due to the situation with coronavirus. He was offered to use, with the assistance of the Armenian Embassy in Russia, the nearest flight Moscow-Yerevan, however, Hayrapetyan is still on the territory of Russia.