Today, the regular court session on the case of the former head of the Judicial Department “Misak Martirosyan and Others” took place in the Criminal Court of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Districts of Yerevan.
During the previous session the advocate of the accused, Angin Ghukasyan filed a motion requesting to call the two witnesses for interrogation. The motion was satisfied. Thus, today the witnesses have been interrogated.
The prosecutor asked the judge to set rational time limit to change the indictment against some of the accused. The motion was satisfied.
Misak Martirosyan reminded of his announcement made during the previous court session stating that the prosecution is just killing the time trying to delay the hearing. Misak Martirosyan asked to hold a speech in the coming court session as well. However the judge mentioned that the prosecutor cannot do such a thing, since the defenders will need some time for preparation as well.
The former head of the Judicial Department and other officials of the entity were charged in creating a stable group in 2009-2013 and embezzlement of a sum of around 115.782.033 AMD from the State Budget of the RA. Misak Martirosyan was charged in two episodes on taking large bribe as well.
The next court session is appointed on 11 May, at 11:00 a.m.