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Husband Gets 10 Years for Murdering Zaruhie Petrosyan

Yanis Sarkisov, the man charged with the murder of Zaruhie Petrosyan, was found guilty and sentenced to ten years imprisonment.

Sarkisov, the estranged husband of Zaruhie Petrosyan, was found guilty of “Infliction of wilful heavy damage to health, via negligence” a crime punishable with a sentence of 5 to 10 years.

After hearing the verdict read out by Judge Tatoul Poghosyan, Sarkisov started to curse in the courtroom. A friend of Sarkisov said they would be appealing the verdict.