The National Security Service announces that they arrested a group of people who has had criminal ties with the group members and supported them to commit the crimes. The arrest was made based on the procedural and intelligence data collected and developed within the frameworks of the case on seizure of the Police Patrol Regiment by an armed group.
In particular, on July 21, the police arrested V. G., who illegally was carried weapons , including a grenade, and attempted to reach the blocked area of Khorenatsy street. However, his criminal actions had been obstructed before he arrived to that destination.
In addition , on July 22, the police arrested M.A. , who tried to move gasoline and oil bottled explosives ( Molotov cocktail ) in plastic bags to the blocked area of Khorenatsi street and use on proper occasion .
The National Security Service has warned that other people who has an intent to have a complicity with the armed group are under the supervision of the competent state bodies. All legitimate and available precautionary measures will be applied to prevent their potential criminal acts.
In view of the foregoing, the National Security Agency strongly encourages citizens to display circumspection in places where people are gathered , and immediately leave the area and notify the appropriate law enforcement authorities in case they notice a strange behavior, or if they notice any suspicious objects , the statement said .