Armenian family killed in Javakhk, suspect arrested

The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the Armenian family found killed in Javakhk.

Ofelya Kachotyan and her three children aged 5, 16 and 18 were found dead in the village of Vachian in Akhalkalak region, Javakheti News reports.

Investigation into the circumstance of the case is still under way, but the fact of a brutal murder is obvious.

Villagers say Ofelya’s husband was in Russia, the family lived a modest life with average revenues.

Vachian is an Armenian-populated village 6 km away from Akhalkalak.

Armenian Ambassador to Georgia Yuri Vardanyan has talked to the governor of Samtskhe-Javakhk region Akaki Machutatde and chief of Police Teymuraz Kalandasze.

The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs that the suspect has been arrested.

The Armenian Embassy keeps in touch with the law-enforcement bodies of Georgia and closely follows the developments.

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