Agvan Ovsepyan, former Armenian PPG, hospitalized

Caucasian Knot


Agvan Ovsepyan, who was arrested on charges of bribery and money laundering, has been taken to hospital in Armenia, his secretary has informed. The health condition of the former Public Prosecutor General (PPG) is grave.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on March 4 this year, the court granted the investigators' petition to extend Agvan Ovsepyan's arrest by two months. On May 6, the court rejected the defence's motion to release Ovsepyan on bail.

Ovsepyan is in grave condition; they prepare to operate on him, lawyer Erem Sargsyan, his advocate, has informed, adding that his client's diseases have worsened.

According to investigators, in 2004-2013, while being the PPG, and in 2014-2018, while being the Chairman of the Investigating Committee (IC), Ovsepyan was managing several enterprises, received a bribe of USD 380,000, embezzled property worth USD 1.6 million, and legalized the proceeds of crime in the equivalent of USD 2.6 million. Ovsepyan refused to plead guilty.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on at 11:50 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

See earlier reports:

Agvan Ovsepyan, former Prosecutor General of Armenia, left in custody, Head of Armenia's Investigating Committee resigns, Transparency International: the police and the court are the most corrupt bodies in Armenia.

Author: Armine Martirosyan Source: СK correspondent

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Agvan Ovsepyan, former Armenian PPG, hospitalized

Caucasian Knot


Agvan Ovsepyan, who was arrested on charges of bribery and money laundering, has been taken to hospital in Armenia, his secretary has informed. The health condition of the former Public Prosecutor General (PPG) is grave.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on March 4 this year, the court granted the investigators' petition to extend Agvan Ovsepyan's arrest by two months. On May 6, the court rejected the defence's motion to release Ovsepyan on bail.

Ovsepyan is in grave condition; they prepare to operate on him, lawyer Erem Sargsyan, his advocate, has informed, adding that his client's diseases have worsened.

According to investigators, in 2004-2013, while being the PPG, and in 2014-2018, while being the Chairman of the Investigating Committee (IC), Ovsepyan was managing several enterprises, received a bribe of USD 380,000, embezzled property worth USD 1.6 million, and legalized the proceeds of crime in the equivalent of USD 2.6 million. Ovsepyan refused to plead guilty.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on at 11:50 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

See earlier reports:

Agvan Ovsepyan, former Prosecutor General of Armenia, left in custody, Head of Armenia's Investigating Committee resigns, Transparency International: the police and the court are the most corrupt bodies in Armenia.

Author: Armine Martirosyan Source: СK correspondent

Источник:

© Кавказский Узел