YPC Weekly Newsletter

2008


EDITORIAL OFFICE OF PANORAMA.AM BURGLARIZED

In the early morning of May 16 in Yerevan the editorial office of Panorama.am
news portal was burglarized. As YPC was told by Panorama.am staff, having come
to the office in the morning of May 16 the employees saw the door locks and
a window pane broken. The robbers took away computers, including a processor,
storing editorial archives, and other office equipment, as well as the cash
held at the office. According to a representative of Panorama.am, the damage
incurred is assessed to be 1,250,000 AMD (about $ 4,000). On the occurrence
criminal proceedings were instituted by the Erebuni Police Department on Article
177 of the RA Criminal Code (“Robbery”). On its behalf, Panorama.am announced
a monetary reward for information, contributing to the crime disclosure.