RA MINISTRY OF JUSTICE NOT TO COMMENT ON THE ESCAPE OF TWO LIFE PRISONERS

PanARMENIAN.Net
30.11.2009 16:26 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Following the numerous requests from various
media about the escape from Nubarashen penal institution of two life
prisoners, RA Ministry of Justice reiterates that it refrains from
publishing any information on the matter. As the press service of RA
justice ministry reports, the preliminary investigation is carried
out by the Special Investigation Service.

November 27 at 6:00 p.m. two life prisoners Soghomon Kocharyan and Mher
Yenokyan escaped from the Yerevan-based Nubarashen penal institution,
Arsen Babayan, spokesman of the criminal executive department of the
RA justice ministry said. "All necessary steps to locate the place
of escaped convicts are taken. At this moment nothing is known about
the runaway," he said.

34-year-old Mher Yenokyan and 43-year-old Soghomon Kocharyan condemned
to life imprisonment for murder, and they crash out of the prison for
the second time. The first time they eloped in December 2004 from
"Goris" penal institution, but a few weeks later had been detained
and transferred to "Nubarashen".