The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharian was moved to August 4
The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian is transferred to 4 August, reported on Tuesday the judge Anna Janibekyan.
The special investigation service on July 26, 2018 presented to Kocharian the prosecution to overthrow the constitutional order in the criminal case about the protesters on 1 March 2008. Robert Kocharian believes the charges are trumped up as political persecution. In the case also are the former CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the ex-defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan.
"The court of first instance of the city of Yerevan is postponed and will resume on 4 August at 13.00 (12.00 GMT)," said the judge in the process. According to her, the court requires additional information for consideration of the petition of lawyers Kocharian about removal of arrest from its property and accounts.
Lawyer Kocharian, Hovhannes Khudoyan believes that the seizure of the former President were unfounded.
The ex-head of state said that the arrest was effected on its allocated government housing and two accounts, the funds for which come from a single source - the company Sistema, a member of the Board of Directors of which he is. "That is the legality of the property and accounts can not cause any doubts", - said Kocharyan.
The lawyer of another defendant, former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan, also asked the court to remove the arrest from the property of the defendant.