SUICIDE IN KOSH PENITENTIARY: A PRISONER HANGS HIMSELF
13:56 . 05/04
Suicide was committed today at Kosh penitentiary. Misak Stepanyan,
born in 1969, was found hung in the penitentiary.
Photojournalist Gagik Shamshyan tells M. Stepanyan was sentenced to 7
years’ imprisonment in 2011 for banditry. A criminal case was brought
against him under Article 175 (Part 2, Point 4) of the Criminal Code
(Banditry with the purpose of capturing somebody’s property by using
a weapon or other item as weapon).
The operative-investigative group of the regional police department
of Aragatsotn and justice ministry officials visited the penitentiary.
From: A. Papazian