NSS probes bribery-related report involving Yerevan City Hall officials, agents raid offices
YEREVAN, JUNE 13, ARMENPRESS. The National Security Service says two citizens have reported that officials of the Yerevan City Hall have demanded transferring certain amounts of money to the account of Yerevan Foundation for being granted construction permit, in addition to the legally required payments.
The NSS says the initial investigation revealed that come of the illegally demanded money was in turn embezzled.
A criminal case has been initiated on misconduct.
The national security service said it raided the offices of the Yerevan Foundation. The offices are located inside the building of the Yerevan City Hall.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan