In Yerevan voluntarily surrendered to the authorities two of the occupants of the building to the police. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the police of Armenia.
As clarified in law enforcement, from the building of a regiment of patrol-guard service, Ruben Grigoryan and Gevorg Melkonian. Two invaders were injured and are currently hospitalized in medical institutions where they receive the necessary assistance.
During the interrogation conducted by the police, the invaders said that I didn’t know where and why they go.
“<…> We were told [we. — RBC] needs to go to the rally in front of the prison, where sits Jirayr Sefilyan. Already the building of the regiment we heard shots, ran, appeared on the territory of the regiment. Then was afraid to come out. We tried to go out with physicians who assisted us in the regiment, said feel bad, but we were not allowed,” said the detainees.
The court also arrested a wounded member of an armed group, who is considered its leader, Pavel Manukian. Currently it has been forwarded to the penitentiary institution “Hospital for convicts”. He was charged under two articles — for the seizure of a building and unlawful acquisition, possession and carrying of weapons.
July 17, an armed group of “Sasna tsrer” took in hostages of employees of law enforcement agencies in the building of the patrol service of police in Yerevan. Initially, the invaders demanded the release from prison of the leader of the opposition movement “Founding Parliament”, party to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh Zhirayr Sefilyan, who is suspected of illegal possession and purchase of weapons. Later members of the group demanded the resignation of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.