The former head of Vardenis community has been arrested in the criminal case under investigation in the Gegharkunik Regional Investigation Department of the RA Investigation Committee on charges of exceeding his official powers, committing fraud and falsifying documents.
We informed earlier that the former head of Vardenis community, in 2004 from March to 2017 In November 2017, he held the position of the head of the Vardenis regional social assistance agency of the Gegharkunik regional administration staff. from November to 2018 As the head of Vardenis community of Gegharkunik region in December 2012, he committed a number of abuses.
In particular, the investigation revealed that the official, with the intention of using obviously false data, with joint intent, fraudulently embezzled money from the state budget, organized և within the group, embezzled large sums of money from state aid to vulnerable families. a joint plan involving two employees of the same agency.
According to preliminary data, the damage caused to the state is more than 231 million drams.
In addition, the investigation revealed that the former mayor, after being informed in advance by two residents of Vardenis that he had illegally occupied the park area, intended to build cafes without a building permit in a place not intended for public construction. The latter did not take any measures to prevent illegal land use, to prevent the construction of unauthorized buildings in the manner prescribed by law, to eliminate their consequences, and to impose administrative sanctions on citizens, thus causing significant damage to the community.
During the preliminary investigation, the former head of Vardenis community երկու The two mentioned employees of the Vardenis regional agency of social assistance of the Gegharkunik regional administration staff admitted the fact of embezzlement of about 231 942 500 AMD.
Based on the obtained sufficient evidence, the former head of Vardenis community was charged with Article 308, Part 1 (two episodes), Article 325, Part 2, Article 178, Part 3, Part 1 of the RA Criminal Code. point:
The body conducting the proceedings submitted a motion to the court to choose detention as a measure of restraint, which was upheld.
The investigation is underway. Necessary measures are taken to find out all the circumstances of the case, the full range of persons involved in them, to ensure an objective, comprehensive investigation, to identify the perpetrators of the crime, and to bring the latter to justice.
Notification. A person suspected or accused of an alleged crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in accordance with the RA Criminal Procedure Code by a court judgment that has entered into force.
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