Armavir Primate Identified in Embezzlement Case

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–As part of an ongoing investigation in the Armenian Defense Ministry’s Financial Department–and pursuant to the Department’s head Mavrik Avetissyan’s apparent suicide–several more suspects including the Department’s warehouse supervisor Onnik Galstyan–Armavir Primate Bishop Asoghik Aristakesyan and Artashat resident Ishkhan Khachatryan–have been identified.

According to legal documen’s obtained by Armenpress–these individuals are suspected to have conspired with the deceased Avetissyan in embezzling more than $1 million in ministry funds.

While the investigation is ongoing–more discrepancies have been found in the ministry’s as well as the departmental records–however–implications of the former Armenian president’s involvement or knowledge of the conspiracy have been ruled out.

More legal–ballistic and physical investigations are scheduled to be conducted by various legal entities in the Republic.


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