DEPUTY PROSECUTOR GENERAL DISMISSED OVER POLICE OFFICER'S BATTERY - PAPER

PanARMENIAN.Net
October 31, 2012 - 15:32 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - According to Zhoghovurd daily, the Deputy Prosecutor
General of Armenia's Aragatsotn province Armen Melkonyan has recently
been dismissed over a battery of a road police officer.

As the paper said, Melkonyan had slapped the road police officer who
stopped his car. Further Melkonyan "invited" the policeman to his
office, where the latter was severely beaten.

As a spokesperson at Prosecutor General's Office Sona Truzyan told
the daily, "Armen Melkonyan was dismissed on August 22, 2012 over
misconduct."

No further details were provided, the daily said.