Senior Defense Ministry Official Arrested

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The Chief Business Manager of the Armenian Defense Ministry–Colonel Avag Khachatrian–was arrested December 9 by the National Security Ministry and Military Prosecutor’s office.

The National Security Ministry announced that during the investigation a large quantity of weapons–ammunition–optical devices–as well as $105,000 had been discovered at Khachatrian’s apartment and garage.

A criminal case has been launched.

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