Actor Vardan Petrosyan does not accept the charge. He said that in Abovyan Court of General Jurisdiction, and at the same time mentioned that it should not be connected with the victim Hakobyans’ grief.
“I did not lose control and did not enter the roadside: the “Niva” got out backwards into the busy part of the road, and I unfortunately was unable to maneuver and direct the car in other direction,” the defendant said.
The court decided to set the following order of examining the evidence, to examine the documents, listen to victims, witnesses, evidence will be examined and the defendant will be questioned.
Representative of the victims and the victims’ successors Ruben Baloyan asked the court first to examine the opinion of medical expert on the victim Tatevik Hakobyan. The court agreed.
Just at this moment the conclusion is being publicized.
The victims Arthur Hakobyan, Hayk Hakobyan, Emma Hakobyan, victims’ successors Naira Hayrapetyan and Anna Karapetyan did not attend the court trial. They had applied to the court with request to consider their absence excused in the framework of this session, because the defense will continue presenting its motions and the court will not pass to the hearing stage. Judge Vaghinak Mkrtchyan decided to continue in their absence.