Valery Permyakov. Photo: © Sputnik/ Asatur Yesayants,

19 December 2016, 10:17

Verdict to Permyakov upheld

Today, the Armenia's Court of Appeal (CoA) has upheld the verdict to Valery Permyakov, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a family in Gyumri.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported wrote that on August 23, Valery Permyakov, a soldier of the 102nd Russian military base stationed in Gyumri, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of seven members of the Avetisyan family. The injured party demands a new examination of the case, arguing that the motives for the crime had not been established; and Permyakov could not act alone. On December 16, the CoA appointed the announcement of the verdict for today; and today, it has upheld the verdict to Permyakov, the "Interfax" reports.

So far, no comments have been made by the parties of the trial on this decision.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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