An appeal against the life sentence of a Russian serviceman who murdered seven members of an Armenian family, will be considered on November 10.
The Armenian court will consider the appeal at 12 on November 10, Armenia’s Justice Ministry said in a statement.
On September 7 the lawyer of Valery Permyakov filed an appeal in connection with the judgment of the first instance court.
On August 23 the court of Shirak region found him guilty on all the charges: murder of the Avetisyan family members; armed attack; and attempt to illegally cross the border of Armenia. The court sentenced Permyakov to life in prison.
The murder took place on January 12, 2015. According to the indictment, Valery Permyakov entered the Avetisyan family home on that day, and he killed home residents Aida Avetisyan, Hasmik Avetisyan, Seryozha Avetisyan, Armen Avetisyan, Araksya Poghosyan, and little girl Hasmik Avetisyan. Subsequently, he stabbed 6-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan five times. The baby boy died in the hospital one week later.