YEREVAN.- We are taking steps to ensure that former Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan does not leave the country, the head of Special Investigation Service Sasun Khachatryan stated at a meeting with journalists on September 11.
"There is no charge against Ohanyan, the investigator takes a decision on the tactical part when it is necessary to bring an accusation, what preventive measure will be chosen. We are trying to stop people who were formerly in power, as well as people whose names emerge in corrupt schemes, people who are related to the events of March 1, "Khachatryan said.
Asked if he was worried on the fact that Ohanyan can file a lawsuit against him, Khachatryan replied: "If he does it , I'll go to court and express my position there. It's about the statement voiced by Ohanyan that evening. At that time, he said that the army would take part in the process of securing this emergency regime, and any violation of the regime by citizens would receive an answer. We estimate this as a criminal activity. At this point, Ohanyan is a witness. "