Armenia arrests two suspects over candidate shooting

47-year-old Khachatur Poghosyan and 41-year-old Samvel Harutyunyan, both confessed that they carried out the attack.

Armenia arrests two suspects over candidate shooting

World Bulletin / News Desk

Two people were taken into custody in connection with the shooting of the Armenian presidential candidate Paruyr Hayrikyan. Investigated by the National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia, it was stated that two people were arrested regarding the Hayrikyan's shooting.

47-year-old Khachatur Poghosyan and 41-year-old Samvel Harutyunyan, both confessed that they carried out the attack.

The attempt on presidential candidate was staged on January 31 in Yerevan.

Hayrikyan underwent a surgery after the attack and is now recovering.

Last Mod: 08 Şubat 2013, 15:04
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