Manvel Grigoryan Released from Detention on Medical Grounds
The Yerevan City Court of First Instance yesterday released retired Armenian Army General Manvel Grigoryan from detention on medical grounds while his trial continues.
Grigoryan has signed an affidavit not to leave the country.
A former MP, Grigoryan is charged with illegal weapons possession and the theft of 101.2 million drams worth of goods, tax evasion in the amount of 1.2 billion drams, and the embezzlement of 1.2 billion drams in state funds.
The retired army general, who has been receiving inpatient treatment at Yerevan’s Nairi Medical Center since August 2019, was transferred to the intensive care unit on January 14.
The medical center reports that Manvel Grigoryan's heart disease has worsened.