Armenian actor Vardan Petrosyan released from jail –

Well-known actor Vardan Petrosyan has been released.

On September 2, a court in Kotayk marz decided that Petrosyan would spend the rest of his punishment outside prison.

Today, the actor was taken from the Nubarshen prison to a temporary place where he will be waiting for a decision of the Penitentiary Department Commission.

Vardan Petrosyan was taken to jail in connection with the deadly road accident in October 2013 in which his BMW collided with another vehicle, Niva, on Yeghvard-Yerevan highway. Two passengers of the Niva were killed in the crash. Petrosyan himself was among the injured people who were hospitalized that night. The actor later declared that he would not run away from justice and was ready to bear responsibility if found guilty as charged.