In Armenia, the court of appeal upheld the complaint of lawyers of the second President of Armenia Robert Kocharian on his release from custody. On 18 Jun misleading “news of Armenia”.
The judge’s decision, the second President of Armenia will be freed after paying bail in the amount of 2 billion drams (111 million UAH). The appeal was granted in part – on the part of the collateral court granted, and on the part of the personal surety not.
Kocharian became President of Armenia on 30 March 1998. March 5, 2003 he was reelected to the post and held it until April 9, 2008.
He is accused of overthrow of the constitutional order in the case of the crackdown on protests in the country in March 2008.
July 27, 2018, the General jurisdiction court of Yerevan granted the petition to arrest ex-President for two months, but on August 13 the court of appeal overturned the decision of the court of first instance and dismissed Kocharian, mainly based on the right to privacy, which the President under the Constitution.
In January the court of appeal allowed again to take him into custody. However, on 18 may Kocharyan was released on bail the head of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan and his predecessor Arkady Ghukasian.
25 Jun 2019 Kocharian re-arrested, and the court of first instance of sponsorship for Kocharian was cancelled.