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Paper: rape victim in Armenian village to undergo examination

Paper: rape victim in Armenian village to undergo examination

PanARMENIAN.Net - Azat Ghukasyan, mayor of Hartashen village and physical training teacher in Armenia’s Syunik province was recently detained on charges of rape of his 14-year-old pupil.

According to Zhamanak paper, the girl will shortly undergo a forensic psychological and psychiatric examination.

Preliminary investigation and interrogations on the case are underway.

Earlier Ghukasyan, born in 1962, has also been involved in similar incidents. Once a school director, he is rumored to have quitted his position because of sexual harassment against his students.

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