POLICE: NEARLY SIX DOZEN CITIZENS DETAINED IN YEREVAN, GYUMRI DURING PROTESTS
NEWS | 16.01.15 | 12:34
A total of 21 people were taken to police stations in Gyumri and
38 in Yerevan during Thursday’s protests demanding that the Russian
serviceman charged with murdering an Armenian family be handed over
to Armenian law-enforcement authorities.
News.am quotes police sources as saying that administrative offense
acts have been drawn up against 19 of those detained in Gyumri,
all of whom were subsequently released.
Administrative offense acts have been drawn up against three protesters
in Yerevan, who were detained outside the Embassy of Russia.
According to the report, two of the detained were found to be in
possession of guns and investigation is currently underway. All other
citizens who were detained on Thursday evening have been released,
the Police said.
From: A. Papazian