Armenia’s SIS completes investigation of HSBC bank Armenia robbery case

14.09.2018 10:59
Armenia’s SIS completes  investigation of HSBC bank Armenia robbery case

YEREVAN, September 14. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) said today it has completed the investigation of a criminal case of an armed attack on a branch of HSBC Bank Armenia in the capital city Yerevan on May 3, in which two persons were killed and another one wounded by a man armed with a knife, a grenade, and a rifle.

According to the Special Investigative Service, the attacker is a traffic police colonel Daniel Danielyan, who broke into the bank’s branch on Komitas Avenue and taking 242.3 million drams (a sum equivalent to $500,000).

The police rapid response group immediately arrived at the scene surrounding the robber with the help of a passer-by, but the robber showed resistance, wounding one of the policemen, but was quickly rendered harmless and taken to the police.

The investigation revealed that besides the grenade Danielyan also illegally acquired and kept at his home two guns PM and APS and 25 cartridges for other types of weapons.
Danielyan is charged with robbery, murder, illegal acquisition, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of weapons, ammunition, explosives or explosive devices. The case has been sent to the prosecutor’s office for an indictment and asking court to hear it --0-

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