Investigation is underway to clarify circumstances of Zhirayr Sefilyan`s alleged libel against judge
ArmInfo. An investigation is underway to clarify the circumstances of the alleged libel of one of leaders of the "Sasna Tsrer" All-Armenian Party Zhirayr Sefilyan against judge Mesrop Makyan.
According to the Investigative Committee, on June 8 of this year, an article by Zhirayr Sefilyan was posted on the website 168.am, in which he spoke disrespectfully of the trial and argued that Judge Mesrop Makyan had made a decision at the next session to bring 6 r participants to trial.
On this fact, a criminal case was initiated at the Central Department of the RA Police on the grounds of Part 2 of Article 344 of the RA Criminal Code (libel against a judge, prosecutor, investigator, person conducting an inquiry, or a bailiff). Zhirayr Sefilyan was invited for interrogation; investigative and other procedural actions are carried out to ensure a comprehensive, complete and objective investigation. The investigation continues.