GENERAL MANVEL GRIGORIAN UNDER HOUSE ARREST

Noyan Tapan
Feb 29 2008

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 29, NOYAN TAPAN. It is already a few days
Lieutenant-General Manvel Grigorian, the Chairman of the Union
of Defenders of the Land and the RA Deputy Minister of Defence,
has been under house arrest. Reporting this, Aravot (Morning) daily
mentions that the assistant of the Deputy Minister (nickname "chut")
is detained. "According to romours, the authorities are punishing
the general, who "has betrayed" them this way," the daily writes,
adding that in response to their question, Seyran Shahsuvarian, the
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence, who is in Georgia these days
with the Minister, has said: "As long as I was in Armenia, there was
no such thing. I have no such information."