As a result of the investigation and administrative operations initiated by the Investigation Department of the RA National Security Service and carried out within the framework of the criminal proceedings being examined in the Tavush Marz Investigation Department of the RA Investigative Committee, it was revealed that on September 25, 2022, the secretary of the staff of Berd Municipality of Tavush Marz, RA and the administrative head of the same municipality’s Nerkin Karmiraghbyur settlement, Berd a number of circumstances of the case of forcing people to campaign for the elections of local self-governing bodies to be held in the community.
The investigation revealed that the above-mentioned persons, by supporting the “Strong Community” bloc in the elections of local self-governing bodies to be held in Berd community on September 25, 2022, using the authorities given to them and the influence caused by them, the head of Berd community and “Nerkin Karmiaghbyur Kindergarten” ANC under the threat of terminating the employment contract signed between the acting director and terminating the term of the contract, in August 2022, the latter was forced to join the aforementioned alliance and campaign for the same alliance, thereby forcing him to refuse to campaign for the party of his choice.
With the combination of sufficient evidence obtained, a public criminal prosecution was initiated against the secretary of the staff of Berdi municipality of Tavush marz, RA, and the administrative head of the same municipality’s Nerkin Karmiraghbyur settlement, with the characteristics of the apparent crime provided for in clauses 3 and 5 of part 2 of Article 211 of the RA Criminal Code. :
During the preliminary investigation, a decision was made to arrest the defendants who are at large, the execution of which was assigned to the relevant officers of the Tavush Regional Department of the RA Police.
The investigation is ongoing.
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