Former Commander of Internal Forces Arrested

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–An operative group of the department for the struggle against organized crime of the Interior and National Security Ministry of Armenia together with the Prosecutor’s Office of Armenia–arrested on June 16 nine officers (including retired officers) of police and internal troops suspected of kidnapping and murdering Karen Rafaelian and Artur Oghanessian on January 1994.

The preliminary investigation is conducted by the investigation department of the Prosecutor’s Office of Armenia–"Yerkir" daily newspaper reported with news from the public relations department of the Interior and National Security Ministry.

The newspaper reported on Monday that as a result of the joint raid organized by the main department for the struggle against organized crime of the Interior and National Security Ministry the former commander of the internal troops Vahan Haroutiunian–who had been wanted since March 3 on gang activity charges was arrested.

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