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by David Stepanyan
The actions of the accused Tigran Khachatryan and Zarzand Nikoghosyan concerning the shooting in the house of the former governor of Syunik region Suren Khachatryan were self-defense. So, it has been decided to terminate the criminal action against the accused and to set them free, says the Investigation Service of Armenia's Defense Ministry.
The shooting took place June 2 midnight, with ex candidate for mayor of Goris Avetik Budaghyan killed and his brother, the commander of a local military unit Artak Budaghyan - wounded just like the bodyguard of Suren Khachatryan, Nikolay Arustamyan. The other bodyguard Zarzand Nikoghosyan and the son of Khachatryan, Tigran Khachatryan, were arrested. Suren Khachatryan resigned.