The prosecutor implementing prosecutorial supervision confirmed the
bill of indictment on criminal case initiated against the deputy
head of penitentiary D. Muradyan for taking bribes in particularly
large amount.

According to the evidence obtained during the pre-trial proceeding D.

Muradyan, being a deputy head of "Nubarashen" penitentiary of RA
Ministry of Justice from December 1, 2011 to February 6, 2013,
authorized to cooperate the operative and medical service divisions
of penitentiary, from August to December 2012 had taken bribes in
particularly large amount from A. Hakobyan serving a term in the
same penitentiary.

According to preliminary investigation data D. Muradyan had demanded
from A. Hakobyan who was imprisoned for the term of 5 years and 6
months for committing crimes of average weight and taken from the
latter himself and through his wife a total bribe of 1.631.320 AMD
equal to 4.000 USD, as well as furniture costing 540.000 AMD.

According to the obtained evidence D. Muradyan had demanded the
bribe for admitting the defendant to the therapeutic part of the
penitentiary without sufficient base and keeping there for a lasting
period, contributing to long- and short-lasting meetings with his
wife, as well as allowing to repair the cell, to furnish it and to
have and use a mobile phone violating the defined order.

By the preliminary investigation it was also found out that during
2012 in order to contribute to the early release of the same defendant
within his authorities, D. Muradyan had demanded and taken bribe
twice and returned it not being able to solve the matter of the
early release.

On the base of the evidence obtained by preliminary investigation
implemented in RA Special Investigation Service D. Muradyan was
accused according to the Point 2 of the Part 4 of the Article 311 of
RA Criminal Code.

The criminal case with the bill of indictment was sent to court.

From: Baghdasarian