Armenian retired Major arrested on charges of treason

Armenian retired Major Garik Marutyan, born in 1977, has been arrested on charges of treason, the National Security Service informs.

NSS says Marutyan, who had long worked as head of different intelligence units, established contacts with Azerbaijani special services operating in Turkey through Facebook and provided them with secret information against pay.

A criminal case has been launched under Article 299.1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia. Investigation is under way.

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