Tigran Bagyan and Usik Karapetyan, senior investigators in particularly important cases of the Kotayk regional investigative department under Armenian Investigative Committee, submitted motions to the court of first instance in the general jurisdiction of the Kotayk province to arrest Yerevan resident, Edgar Khurshudyan, 23, Gyumri residents, Andranik Khlkhatyan, 22, Artyom Hovhannisyan, 27, Gurgen Mesropyan, 27, shamshyan.com reported
The court granted the petitions of these individuals. They are suspected of several armed robberies that have rocked the republic in recent days. Investigators also found stolen parts, masks, weapons and knives.
Khurshudyan is suspected of armed robbery on December 6 in Mayakovsky village and robbery of 75-year-old Mani H.
Khurshudyan, and G. Mesropyan and A. Hovhannisyan serve as contract soldiers in the N-military unit of the Defense Ministry.
The group made several similar robberies, including in the Bokonik store in the administrative district of Davitashen, at the Flash gas station, in Abovyan and Armavir province.