Petition of Robert Kocharyan's lawyers to be considered by Arthur Mkrtchyan

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The Court of General Jurisdiction of Yerevan (Kentron District) today, on January 14, at 15:00, chaired by Judge Artur Mkrtchyan, will consider a motion of the team of lawyers regarding the replacement of the restraint measure in the form of detention of the second President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan as an alternative preventive measure.

According to the team of the former Armenian President’s lawyers, the lawyers were informed that the court would simultaneously consider the petition of the investigator of the Special Investigation Service of Armenia to extend the term of Robert Kocharyan’s arrest for another two months.

On January 10, Judge Nelly Baghdasaryan declared her disqualification, the case was referred to Judge David Grigoryan, however, Judge D. Grigoryan declared a rejection on January 12, explaining that the case was transferred to him, although he was not a duty judge.

After that, the case was referred to Judge Arthur Mkrtchyan.

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