Armenian Prosecutor General asked Parliament to allow the arrest of MP Tsarukyan

The Prosecutor General of Armenia Artur Davtyan presented on Tuesday to Parliament a petition with a request to authorize the arrest of the head of the opposition faction "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, whom the militiamen suspected of bribing voters.

Earlier Tuesday, the legislature granted the petition of the public Prosecutor for criminal prosecution of Tsarukyan, engaging him as a defendant, and an arraignment.

According to the speaker of the Parliament of Ararat Mirzoyan, the discussion is postponed and will continue in the evening, and now parliamentarians are traditional in Tuesday statements.

The Armenian Prosecutor General's office intends to attract Tsarukyan under article "complicity in bribe voters, violations of the ban on charity during elections or obstructing free expression of will of voters". The Department argued that sane Tsarukyan act was committed in the run-up to parliamentary elections on 2 April 2017. The consequence of suspects policy in creating an organized group to bribe the voters.

On the fifth of June at a meeting of the political Council of the party Tsarukyan proposed to change the government at 100%. According to him, the main problem is that in government there are no experienced people. The Deputy refers to actions of law enforcement authorities as political persecution.

The party "prosperous Armenia" political force with a liberal slant - was created by Tsarukian in 2004. The Parliament of the current convocation of the "Prosperous Armenia" belongs to the 25 seats out of 132.