ARMENIAN ATTORNEY GENERAL HOPES CRIMINAL GANG OPERATING IN YEREVAN WILL SOON BE NEUTRALIZED
Aug 24, 2011
YEREVAN. – Attorney General of Armenia Aghvan Hovsepyan hopes that
the organized armed gang acting in Yerevan will soon be exposed and
eliminated, he said at a press conference on Wednesday.
According to Hovsepyan, Prosecutor’s office held joint meeting with
the police on the subject, where they combined several cases with
“Given that all these crimes are committed by an organized armed group,
I ordered to re-qualify them from robbery to banditry,” said Hovsepyan.
As previously reported, five criminal cases on attacks in various
districts of the capital are combined into one process. The attacks
were registered early in the mornings, around 04:30-06:00. About 5
armed criminals, all dressed in black, wearing black masks and gloves,
stole large scales of money from well-known people.