YEREVAN. – During Tuesday’s protest rally near the third building of the government of Armenia—and demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, 57 citizens were apprehended as of 1pm, and under Article 182 of the Code of Administrative Offenses. This was reported to Armenian News-NEWS.am by the Police information department.
The aforesaid article stipulates the failure to comply with the lawful requirements of police officers or servicemen of the police troops while carrying out their duties of maintaining public order, ensuring public safety, or guarding facilities.
As reported earlier, a large number of police forces have been concentrated in front of the government buildings since Tuesday morning, as the opposition had announced Monday that they would hold a protest outside the third building of the government because PM Nikol Pashinyan was to come to that building.