Samvel Babayan Case Sent to Court

STEPANAKERT (Noyan Tapan)–The criminal case instituted in connection with the March 22 assassination attempt on the Nagorno Karabakh Republic President–was sent to court on August 2.

According to the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Prosecutor General’s Office Press Service–charges were brought against 16 persons. The charges are based on the evidence found during the preliminary investigation. One of the 16 persons is charged with the murder plot–five with preparation and perpetration of the attempted assassination–two with misprision of felony–one with concealment–and seven with embezzlement of large amounts of weapons–ammunition and explosives.

The trial will start after the court gets acquainted with the case files which–together with the bill of indictment–constitute of 17 volumes.


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