Ombudsman Rapid Response Group Visited Detainees in Vayq Police, Extra Measures To Be Taken: Ombudsman

Ombudsman Rapid Response Group Visited Detainees in Vayq Police, Extra Measures To Be Taken: Ombudsman

The representatives of the Human Rights Defender had a private conversation with 7 people who were subjected to administrative detention during the quick response visit to Vayq Unit of Vayots Dzor Regional Department of Police in the evening of August 5, as RA Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan posted on his Facebook page.

According to the ombudsman's post, the police examined the documents related to the detainees, the grounds for their detention, checked the state of their rights, including the report filed by Ani Khachatryan, the member of "Armenian Environmental Front" initiative, on the use of disproportionate force by police officers. Additional measures will be taken as a result of the visit.

Arman Tatoyan also informed that his representatives contacted the parent of the citizen who suffered a leg injury in the mine area, discussed the issues related to his health condition, and gave the required legal guidance

August 06, 2020 at 12:09