Man wanted for rape detained after 16-year hunt
On Wednesday September 17 at 5:40 a.m. Russian citizen Mayis B., DOB 1958, was detained at Bagratashen checkpoint following special measures taken by officers of Bagratashen division of the RA Police. The detainee had been wanted under the RA Criminal Code, article 138, part 1 /rape/ since November 12, 1998.
Custody has been selected as a measure of restraint.
The initiator of the intelligence was notified of Mayis B.'s detention.
Note: Everyone charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a manner prescribed by the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Armenia and found guilty by a court decision that has entered into legal force.