Defense Continues Closing Argumen’s in “Trial of 31″

YEREVAN (Hayots Ashkhar)–Closing argumen’s of the defense team of Vahan Hovanessian were presented at the Supreme Court of Armenia–Monday.

In his statement–Defense Attorney Hovhanness Asrian demonstrated that the state attorney’s accusations of the violation of laws 65–67(1) and 67 are not applicable in the case of Vahan Hovanessian–and therefore should be taken into consideration by the court in determining a fair and justifiable sentence for the defendant.

Representing Vakif Avedissian–Arkady Sardarian and Ashod Avedissian–Defense Attorney Cherkezian–also presented closing argumen’s. Asrian represented Martin Garabedian and Arsen Yeretzian. Marina Halabian made statemen’s on behalf of Gagig Kevorkian.

The court was to resume Tuesday.


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