The court ruled to commute the pre-trial measure for ex-president of the Yerkrapah Union of Volunteer Land Defenders of Armenia Manvel Grigoryan with a signature.
Today, at the initiative of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Armenia, the general jurisdiction court of Yerevan, under the chairmanship of Judge Mnatsakan Martirosyan, convened a special trial related to the change of the pre-trial measure for former president of the Yerkrapah Union of Volunteer Land Defenders, army general Manvel Grigoryan.
The prosecutors filed a motion to commute his pre-trial measure, taking into consideration the letter of Nairi Medical Center regarding Grigoryan’s health condition.
As reported earlier, Manvel Grigoryan has been in the reanimation unit of Nairi Medical Center since yesterday, and according to his attorneys, his health condition is grave and he is breathing through an artificial respiration device.
Manvel Grigoryan is charged with illegally keeping weapons and ammunition, embezzlement of property worth more than AMD 101,000,000, evasion of taxes worth more than AMD 1,000,000,000, squander of more than AMD 1,000,000,000 from state funds and organizing plunder of property costing AMD 37,000,000 through extortion.