The Forestry Head of Kndzorut Forestry Enterprise, a branch of “Gugarq” Forestry Enterprise of “ArmForest” SNCO was officially charged with the abuse of powers.
The Investigative Department of Lori Regional Division found out that on 1 December 2015 citizen S. Kroyan was appointed as an acting head of Kndzorut Forestry Enterprise, a branch of “Gugarq” Forestry Enterprise of “ArmForest” SNCO. According to the data of the preliminary investigation, in middle of December the forestry head noticed how 3 villagers from Lermontovo community were illegally falling down different tree species, including red-listed ones, divided them into parts and were going to take out of the forest, nevertheless, he didn’t take any measures to record forest violations as prescribed by law.
The forestry head has been charged with abuse of powers in line with Article 308 (1) of RA Criminal Code. The preliminary investigation has been finished and the criminal case has been sent to court with an indictment, as Information and Public Relations Department of RA Investigation Committee informs.
Notice: A defendant is considered innocent unless proven guilty based on the verdict of the court having entered into force in the statutory procedure of RA Criminal Procedure Code.
13:55 February 21, 2017