PROSECUTOR DEMANDS 8 YEARS IN JAIL FOR FORMER ARMENIAN POLICE OFFICIAL
March 27, 2012 | 17:11
YEREVAN.- The prosecutor demanded eight years’ imprisonment for former
Road Police Chief Margar Ohanyan.
The hearing into Ohanyan’s case was held at capital Yerevan’s Kentron
and Nork Marash General Jurisdiction Court on Tuesday.
Margar Ohanyan is charged with abuse of official position and
large-scale embezzlement of property, and he is under custody since
August 30. If found guilty, he could face up to twelve years in prison.
In his capacity as Armenia’s Road Police Chief, Margar Ohanyan is
charged with appropriating 574,420 liters of gasoline, which was
allocated to the Road Police, and thus with causing the state damages
worth 160 million drams (approx. US$ 420,000).
Along with Margar Ohanyan, Police Force personnel Stepan Karakhanyan,
Ara Levonyan, and Samvel Makhmuryan are also defendants in this case.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress