Court rejects motion to send ex-MP Grigoryan to France for medical treatment
YEREVAN, JANUARY 21, ARMENPRESS. The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction denied the motion to send former Member of Parliament Manvel Grigoryan to France for a medical treatment.
On January 21 Grigoryan’s attorneys filed a motion to the court on sending the ex-MP to France for treatment.
During the court hearing his attorney Levon Baghdasaryan said Grigoryan’s relatives will cover all costs necessary for the treatment in France.
The accusing side opposed the motion, stating that there is no factual data proving that Grigoryan is unable to receive his treatment in Armenia.
Manvel Grigoryan is charged with illegal possession of firearms, embezzlement of more than 101 million drams in property, tax evasion amounting to more than 1 billion drams, misappropriation of state funds of more than 1 billion drams and extortion of 37 million drams.
On January 15 Manvel Grigoryan was released from jail on signature bond not to leave the country.
Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan