Armenia second President faces criminal charges over 2008 March 1 case

Second President Robert Kocharyan has been charged, the press service of the Special Investigative Service reported.

Based on the sufficient evidence acquired during the investigation over the 2008 March 1-2 events in Yerevan, Robert Kocharyan has been charged under the Article 300.1 part 1 of the Criminal Code for breaching the constitutional order of the Republic of Armenia with a preliminary agreement with other persons.

Motion has been filed to remand Kocharyan in custody.