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by Ashot Safaryan
The Yerevan court of general jurisdiction of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun districts granted the investigator's motion to confine an activist, a member of "Pre-parliament" civil initiative, Dmitri Harutyunyan, and sentenced him to a two-month preliminary confinement, a member of the Pre-parliament, the first ombudsperson of Armenia, Larisa Alaverdyan, said.
The court also considered impermissible his attorney's motion to release him on bail.
To note, 32-year-old military physician Dmitri Harutyunyan was detained on August 31 and later arrested. A criminal case is opened against the opposition Pre-Parliament movement member, and on charges of committing violence against a state representative.