YEREVAN. - Chief of Yerevan Police, Lieutenant General Ashot Karapetyan was relieved of his duties on Monday. Karapetyan was sacked upon the order of the Armenian Chief of Police Vladimir Gasparyan, the police press-service reports.
As a result of the internal investigation in the Armenian police on occasion of the incidents in Yerevan's Khorenatsi street and Sari Tagh district, a number of its workers, including Ashot Karapetyan, were fined. Karapetyan had also received a strict warning.