Armenia’s Nature Protection Ministry’s inspection body has submitted documents to Armenia’s General Attorney’s office prepared as a result of checking in Lydian Armenia mining company over illegal activities.
On the basis of the documents the General Attorney’s corresponding department studied the information and demanded necessary additional documents and information from the inspection body.
The studies revealed cases of illegal activities during the exploitation of Amulsar gold mine. In particular, the company has diverted from the conditions of the mining contract and illegally, without having license lifted basalt mountainous mass and clay-like mountainous mass from 0.5-8 meter depth causing a serious damage to the mine and environment totaling to 18 million AMD.
A criminal case has been evoked over the case due to the circumstance that the registered violations contain criminal features.
The preliminary investigation is assigned to Armenia’s Investigative Committee
13:00 August 30, 2018