Armenia ex-Minister charged in case probing 10-year-old protest clashes

Armenia ex-Minister charged in case probing 10-year-old protest clashes

PanARMENIAN.Net - Charges have been brought against former Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan as part of a probe into clashes between the police and peaceful protesters following the presidential election in 2008.

An official from the Prosecutor General’s office confirmed the news on Monday, January 14 after the Special Investigative Committee failed to confirm or deny the allegations.

Ohanyan is among the seven former officials, such as second President Robert Kocharyan, charged as part of the investigation.

10 people were killed in the clashes on March 1, 2008.

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