The former head of the press service of the Armenian Police, Colonel Sayat Shirinyan, who is a member of the Armenia opposition bloc, headed by the country’s ex-president Robert Kocharyan, has been detained, Report informs, citing Shirinyan’s lawyer Benik Galstyan.

“Approximately, 30 minutes ago, Sayat Shirinyan was detained in his home by masked people,” the lawyer wrote on Facebook.