YEREVAN. – The press reports on the lawfulness of Ruben Hayrapetyan running for Armenia’s parliament while being a Russian citizen and his being wanted on the instructions of the Prosecutor General of Armenia, are sent to Investigative Committee of Armenia. Gor Abrahamyan, Adviser to the Prosecutor General of Armenia, wrote about this on his Facebook page.
He added that these press reports were sent to the Investigative Committee to consider those circumstances within the framework of the criminal case against Hayrapetyan and under investigation, and to determine whether they contain elements of criminal acts envisaged by the Criminal Code of Armenia.
Ruben Hayrapetyan, a former MP and ex-President of the Football Federation of Armenia, and his son, Rafik Hayrapetyan, are charged in Armenia under the Armenian Criminal Code articles on causing physical pain or mental suffering to an abductee or person taken hostage, abducting a person, and committing arbitrariness.
Arrest was chosen as a pretrial measure against Ruben Hayrapetyan, and a search was issued against him.
And a signature bond on not leaving Armenia was selected as the pretrial measure against Rafik Hayrapetyan.
Russia recently called off the search issued against Ruben Hayrapetyan.