During a search of the yerevan office.today seized a computer and hard drives, said in the publication

© RIA Novosti / Alina to Strascinati in photosangelina. Archival photoDuring a search of the yerevan office.today seized a computer and hard drives, said in the publication© RIA Novosti / Alina to Strascinati the image Bank

Editor of yerevan.today announced Monday that the Armenian security forces seized his computer and hard drives of office computers during the search.

On Monday, the head of information and public relations of the Investigative Committee of Naira Harutyunyan told RIA Novosti that in the framework of the case initiated in connection with the publication record of the telephone conversation the Director of the national security Service of Armenia and head of the Special investigation service, in the wording of yerevan.today was searched. In this edition of yerevan.today has denied the information that the alleged recording of the conversation was posted on the newspaper’s website two days before its publication in other media, noting that such suspicions arose because of problems in the Google search engine.

«The search took place with gross violations, seized my computer and hard drives of office computers», — said Hakobyan told reporters. According to him, when checking in the office on electronic media, nothing illegal was found. «For me, weird holding of our search. The main reason is that yerevan.today allegedly released information about a telephone conversation early, but we did it later many other media. This delay was due to the fact that we first transcribed the tape, and then put it on the website,» added Hakobyan.

Earlier in SK have declared that the search in the editorial yerevan.today is carried out in accordance with the law, not connected with the journalist activities and are aimed only at ensuring an objective and complete investigation.

Last week in the Internet appeared the recording of telephone conversations where the Director of the national security Service Arthur Venezian said the head of the Special investigation service Sasun Khachatryan, told the judge about the need to arrest ex-President Robert Kocharyan. It is also advised to be careful with the CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, as this, according to him, the political problem, which can cause resentment in Russia. Thus, Venecian said that the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinian said «close» Khachaturov. The Director of the national security Service confirmed the authenticity of the recording.

In fact, «the wire» heads of power structures was initiated two criminal cases under articles «infringement of secret of correspondence, telephone conversations, postal, Telegraph and other messages» and «illegal acquisition of computer data to produce information of particular value» and «excess of powers of office».

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