Criminal Case Initiated in Fire Case in "Khosrov Forest" State Reserve

Criminal Case Initiated in Fire Case in

Investigative Committee of Armenia

The Vedi Criminal Investigation Unit of Ararat Regional Investigative Department of Armenia's Investigative Committee has initiated a criminal case based on the fire in the area of "Khosrov Forest" State Reserve.

At 12:10 on 12 August 2017, Fire Brigade of Vedi Rescue Service received an alarm signal that a fire had broken out at 11:30 in the section called Zimni and its adjacent areas. According to the preliminary data, around 200-250 ha of grass-covered and forest-covered areas are on fire. A criminal case has been initiated based on this fact in line with Article 297 (1) and Article 186 (2) of RA Criminal Code: all the necessary investigative and judicial actions are taken to find out the cause of the fire.

August 14, 2017 at 15:39