HHS Vanadzor Regional Chairman Ashot Manukian Arrested for Concealing Military Ammunition

Yerevan (Noyan Tapan)–Agents from Armenia’s Ministry of National Security have discovered and confiscated large loads of military ammunition–which were concealed in a basement of a house located in Vanadzor as well as in the regional office of the HHS Party on Monday. According to the National Security Press Service about 70 wired explosive detonators and other explosive materials were confiscated including grenades as well as a handmade shotgun with five thousand cartridges.

According to initial investigations–the ammunitions belonged to the vice president of Gugark Forestry Ashot Manukian–who is also the Vanadzor regional chairman of HHS Party.

Ashot Manukian was arrested and the case will be handled by the Ministry of National Security.

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