YEREVAN. – Five people who have covered with white paint the graffiti with the inscription #SutNikol on the asphalt of the streets of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, were brought to a police station, Armenia Police informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
They were taken to police for committing an act specified by the Code of Administrative Offenses; that is, violation of the rules for using public places.
But they were released after the preparation of an administrative report.
Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned that these people are members of the ruling My Step Alliance.
As reported earlier, the #SutNikol initiative’s coordinators and its live broadcasting operator on Monday were taken to a police station in downtown Yerevan; but they were released shortly thereafter.
They and several other youth were carrying out a protest action in the streets of Yerevan, against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, and covering the city with graffiti that reads “#SutNikol;” meaning “untrue Nikol.”
And on Thursday, a group of people were walking along the streets of Yerevan and covering these writings with white paint.