Head of the Public Relations Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Armenia Arevik Khachatryan today told Armenian News-NEWS.am that the Prosecutor General’s Office has received former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Onik Gasparyan’s report on crime.
Gasparyan had submitted to the Prosecutor General’s Office a report on a prima facie crime. Armlur.am had presented the document on the report in which Gasparyan had mentioned that the Prime Minister and the Defense Minister had committed an act that is prohibited under Article 308 (Abuse of Official Powers) of the Criminal Code of Armenia.
According to Gasparyan, the Prime Minister and Defense Minister committed acts proceeding from group interests, that is, ensure appointment of a person desired by the political team or the Prime Minister to the position of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. Gasparyan also stressed that there is a crime provided for by part 2 of Article 308 since the acts may entail dire consequences.