YPC Weekly Newsletter

2008


CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED ON THE ATTEMPTED ARSON OF “ASPAREZ” OFFICE

On January 25 due to the attempted arson of “Asparez” Journalist’s Club of
Gyumri the investigations division of Shirak region of the Chief Investigative
Department of the RA Police instituted criminal proceedings on Article 185 of
RA Criminal Code (“Intentional Destruction or Damage of Property”). On
his behalf, the Chairman of “Asparez” Board Levon Barseghian announced that
the person who gives accurate information about the client of the arson will
receive monetary award. As it has been reported, the incident occurred at about
5.00 in the morning of January 19: a burning piece of cloth was thrown at one
of “Asparez” windows, which got partly burnt and its glasses cracked (see YPC
Weekly Newsletter, January 18-24,
2008
).