Preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated on violent sexual actions committed against foreign citizen was completed in Lori Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee.
On March 2, 2018 28 year-old woman who was a citizen of Check Republic submitted a report informing that on March 1 a young man attempted to commit violent sexual actions against her.
A criminal case was initiated in Lori Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee according to the Part 1 of the Article 139 of RA Criminal Code and in the result of necessary investigatory and other procedural actions circumstances of the case were found, the person having committed the alleged crime was identified; he is a resident of Lori region, born in 1994.
Through preliminary investigation actual data were obtained on the allegation that on the day of the incident at about 19:30 the 28 year-old foreigner got lost while riding a bike in Gugark and found herself in a deserted field where a young man approached her and taking advantage of other people’s absence committed violent sexual actions against the woman.
On the base of the obtained evidence charge was pressed against the young man according to the Part 1 of the Article 139 of RA Criminal Code. The criminal case with the bill of indictment was sent to prosecutor supervising the legality of preliminary investigation.
Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.