ArmInfo.Son of General Yuri Khachaturov, Igor Khachaturov, was detained on suspicion of using violence against a government official.
Thus, according to the RA Investigative Committee, a criminal case was initiated in the Division of Investigation of Grave Crimes of Yerevan Investigative Department on the grounds of Part 1 of Art. 316 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia and investigative measures are being taken to clarify the circumstances of the use of violence against a police officer by the participants in the opposition's disobedience actions.
According to the report, according to preliminary data, on May 17, around 08:30, a group of participants in the protest action of disobedience blocked the road at St. Kyiv 15, thus preventing the free movement of other citizens.
"The RA Police officers on duty at the indicated place, protecting public order, called for the opening of the road and tried to remove the demonstrators from the road. At this time, two of the protesters hit the policeman in the chest with their hands, as a result of which the latter lost consciousness.
In the course of the investigation, the identity of one of those who used force against the policeman was identified - this is citizen Igor Khachaturov (son of Yuri Khachaturov, ed. note ). The latter was detained on suspicion of using violence against a government official," the RA Investigative Committee noted, adding that the preliminary investigation is ongoing.
It should be noted that from 08:00 am to 11:30 am, members of the Resistance Movement held protest actions in Yerevan. During this period, more than 50 streets were blocked, according to opposition reports. The city was paralyzed. The participants of the action of disobedience chanted "Armenia without Nikola!", "Armenia without a Turk!", "We are the masters of our country!". Law enforcement officers used brute force against peaceful demonstrators while unblocking the streets. There are injured citizens - some have broken arms, dislocations, and other injuries. According to the RA police, 417 people were detained by the police during the protest actions.