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Co-serviceman of Armenia soldier arrested for forcing latter to commit suicide

21:57, 12.08.2011 Region: Armenia, Karabakh Theme: Incidents

YEREVAN. – Serviceman Sahak Asilbekyan is arrested on Wednesday. He is accused in forcing his co-serviceman Edward Alaverdyan to commit a suicide on July 29 in one of the units in Karabakh.

Asilbekyan is charged for violating the rules between servicemen, humiliating a person’s dignity and applying violence. Criminal Code defines two years’ of imprisonment as maximum term for the punishment. No one else is under arrest.

19-year-old Edward Alaverdyan injured himself with a gun in a military base, which brought his death, radio Liberty reports.

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