The funeral of Major Vahe Avetyan, an officer of the Armenian Armed Forces, who was severely beaten on June 17 at Harsnakar Restaurant owned by Ruben Hayrapetyan (a.k.a. Nemets Rubo), an MP of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK), is due at 2:00 June 2.
The procession will start from 83 Dro str. and head to the cemetery in Zeitun district. After the funeral, the participants of the procession will head for the Office of the Prosecutor General.
"We, the citizens of the Republic of Armenia, are no longer going to tolerate the atmosphere of lawlessness and impunity and call upon everyone concerned about the issue to join our move. We are the owners of this country," said a public committee in charge of the funeral.
Vahe Avetyan was beaten to death by a large group of restaurant employees and Hayrapetyan's personal bodyguards during a June 17 incident at the restaurant. He died in hospital 12 days later without regaining consciousness.