Investigation Committee reports one more case of violating the secrecy of the ballot in Vardenis
17:41 - 30 June,2021

Investigation Committee reports one more case of violating the secrecy of the ballot in Vardenis

On June 29, 2021, a resident of Vardenis submitted a report to the RA Police Department that a 27-year-old resident of the same city met him in front of the 21/52 polling station during the June 20 snap parliamentary elections and urged him to take out the ballot paper mentioned by him as a guarantee. After voting, he met a 27-year-old man and showed him the ballot paper he had taken out of the polling station.

A criminal case was initiated in the Vardenis police department under Article 154, Part 1 and 2 of the RA Criminal Code, which was sent to the Vardenis Investigation Department of the RA Investigation Committee's Gegharkunik Regional Investigation Department and got accepted for proceedings.

During the preliminary investigation of the criminal case, the resident of Vardenis was given a restraining order as a precautionary measure, and he was questioned as a suspect. The 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of violating the secrecy of the ballot. The investigation is underway.

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A person suspected or accused of an alleged crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in accordance with the procedure established by the RA Criminal Procedure Code by a court judgment that has entered into force.



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