Hardly had the Court of General Jurisdiction of Yerevan's Avan and Nor Nork districts resumed the hearing of the notorious Harsnakar case when it was interrupted.
This came after Artak Bayadyan, one of the military doctors injured in a June 17 brawl in the "Harsnakar" restaurant complex, said he wanted to sit during questioning.
This angered the lawyers of the defendants, who said Bayadyan's attorneys, Lusine Hakobyan and Tigran Yegoryan, could help him with answers.
Judge David Harutyunyan ordered to displace chairs.
Garnik Avetyan, the legal successor of the aggrieved party, and his representative Vahe Grigoryan did not show up at today's session.
Garnik Avetyan was not psychologically prepared to attend the trial, said Tigran Yegoryan
As a result of a June 17 brawl at the Harsnakar Restaurant owned by former Republican MP Ruben Hayrapetyan, military doctor Vahe Avetisyan and his three friends were hospitalized with serious injuries. Avetyan, 35, died in hospital 12 days later without regaining consciousness. The uproar following the death of the military doctor made Hayrapetyan renounce his mandate.
Six people, including Ruben Hayrapetyan's bodyguard, were later arrested on charges of beating military physicians at the restaurant. Garik Margaryan, Arman Baghdasaryan, David Adamyan, Arman Khachatryan, Norayr Hayrapetyan and Arthur Babloyan are charged with Article 112, Part 1 of the Armenian Criminal Code (causing life-threatening bodily injuries to two and more persons).