The police has stopped three people for the incident involving Vardges Gaspari, a political activist, and the supporters of the ex-president Robert Kocharyan whose trial for the March 1, 2008 clampdown started yesterday. As the trial started, the ex-president’s supporters went on protest near the court. Vardges Gaspari criticized them harshly in public after which he underwent violence, and someone hit him in the face with a water bottle and injured his cheek.
Armenpress has learned from the communications department of the police, 5 people went to the police department, including 3 were stopped, 2 were invited.
Investigation is underway, no other details were shared.
Among those stopped was reportedly the owner of TV5 Channel Armen Tavadyan.
Later they were let go.