Tirayr Muradyan

Armenia’s Special Investigation Service Launches Probe of House Purchase by Former Chief of Police

On September 3, the Special Investigation Service (SIS) of Armenia launched a criminal case based on Hetq’s article “Undue Influence? Former Armenian Police Chief Snatches $3 Million Yerevan House for a Mere $200K”, on the purchase of a private house by ex-Chief of Police Vladimir Gasparyan.

The statement issued by the SIS mentions two Articles of the Criminal Code, which concern cases of large-scale fraud and apparent abuse of power by officials.

An investigation is underway.