Yerevan: 47 arrested in case of police building seizure

Source : 112 Ukraine

Armenia's National Security Service initiated criminal investigation into seizure of police department in Yerevan
18:51, 1 August 2016


Armenia's National Security Service initiated a criminal investigation into the capture of the police department in Yerevan, under which the police detained 47 people, Russian BBC service reports citing the press center of the National Security Council in Armenia.

According to the report, 24 persons were charged with hostage-taking, seizure the building with the threat of destruction or damage and illegal acquisition, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of fire-arms.

All 20 armed men who seized the PPS department turned themselves in to the police on Sunday.

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