Former Armenian presidential hopeful arrested

Sedrakyan arrested on charges having links to shooting of fellow presidential candidate

Former Armenian presidential hopeful arrested

World Bulletin / News Desk

Former Armenian presidential hopeful Vardan Sedrakyan was sentenced to two months in prison after inquiry into the incident found link between the politician and the attackers who shot and wounded former presidential candidate Paruyr Hayrikyan in January.

Sedrakyan is reported to have denied the charges and refused to give testimony.

An investigation by Armenian National Security Service found that the attackers, Khacatur Pogosyan (47) and Samvel Arutunyan (41) were in connection with former presidential candidate Sedrakyan.

The attackers had taken part in remodelling Sedrakyan's house prior to the attack, which Sedrakyan admitted.



Güncelleme Tarihi: 06 Mart 2013, 10:55