Armenia's Constitutional Court declares provision used to jail ex-president unconstitutional

5 September 2019
Yerevan, Armenia (photo credit: Michael Wong/flickr)
Yerevan, Armenia (photo credit: Michael Wong/flickr)
Armenia Constitutional Court on Wednesday declared unconstitutional a legal provision that has been used by law-enforcement authorities for arresting and prosecuting former President Robert Kocharian. Kocharian’s lawyers had challenged the legality of two articles of the Armenian Code of Procedural Justice invoked by investigators accusing him of taking bribes and overthrowing the constitutional order shortly before the end of his decade-long rule in 2008.
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