All but Harutyunyan were released after Nikol Pashinyan came to power in Armenia in the spring of this year.
Armenian NSS Press Secretary told Hetq that the man, born in 1975 and currently held at NSS, aimed to blow himself up.
Levon Baghdasaryan, attorney for jailed ex-Armenian Army General Manvel Grigoryan, told reporters today in Yerevan that Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan violated his client’s right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty.
A Yerevan court today decided to keep Manvel Grigoryan, charged with illegal arms possession and embezzlement, in pre-trial detention for another two months.
Sasna Dzrer member Pavel Manukyan has been released from trial detention after paying AMD 1 million ($2,060) bail.
The body, with a gunshot wound to the head, was found today in a stone manufacturing plant in the Davtashen district A pistol was found nearby.
Police in Armenia report that former National Assembly MP Karo Karapetyan, a member of the Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) was gunned down late last night at an eatery in Yerevan’s Nork Marash district.
Pavel Manukyan and Armen Bilyan, two members of the Sasna Dzrer group on trial for seizing a Yerevan police building in 2016, have declared a hunger strike.
Hetq has been informed that protests against yesterday’s approved bill to alter the parliament’s rules of procedure have broken out in towns across Armenia.