Armenia’s courts to realize jurisdiction on murder case of Avetisyans
YEREVAN, JUNE 30, ARMENPRESS. The case on the murder of the Avetisyans, filed by the Russian law enforcement bodies, will be handed over to the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia after resolving some procedural matters.
In response to Armenpress’ written inquiry, it was informed from Armenia’s Prosecutor General's Office: “It is impossible to mention precise periods at this moment, but it is distinct that the Armenian law enforcement bodies will investigate the murder case, jurisdiction will be realized in the courts of the Republic of Armenia, the verdict will be made on behalf of the Republic of Armenia.”
Gevorg Kostanyan - Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia – had meetings with Yury Chaika – Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, as well as with Valery Zorkin - Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. After long negotiations between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation a decision was made to hand over the case on Avetisyan’s murder to the law enforcement bodies of the Republic of Armenia.