Armenian police chief pleased with achievements

Armenian police chief pleased with achievements

28 Jun 04


The Armenian president received the chief of the Armenian Police, Ayk
Arutyunyan, today.

Good results have been recorded in all spheres of the police activities,
Arutyunyan told reporters following the meeting. Particularly, success
was recorded in the struggle against human and drug trafficking. Seventy
more criminal cases into drug trafficking were filed this year
compared to last year, Arutyunyan said. The number of solved crimes
related to illegal possession of arms and ammunition has also

An agency to fight human trafficking has been set up under the
department for fighting organized crime, he said. The agency has
already instituted several criminal cases and arrested people engaged
in human trafficking.