Azerbaijani Interior Ministry gives details about knife attack on pop singer
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 27 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
The Azerbaijani Interior Ministry has given more details about a knife attack Monday on pop singer Faig Agayev.
This morning, passengers in an Audi, registered 10-FA-222 and driven by Agayev, got into an argument with the driver and passengers of the VAZ-2107 in the Nasimi district of Baku, ministry employee Orkhan Mansurzade told Trend.
The argument between the drivers led to the stabbing of Agayev and his two bodyguards, Azer Musayev and Ramin Bayramov, Mansurzade said.
A criminal case has been filed under Articles 126.2.1 of the Criminal Code ("Deliberate causing of serious harm to health, that is harm dangerous to human life, concerning two or more persons, and also repeatedly or by group of persons, on preliminary arrangement by group of persons, by organized group or criminal community [organization]"); and 126.2.4 ("Deliberate causing of serious harm to health, that is harm dangerous to human life; hooliganism").
Authorities are investigating the incident.
Agayev is in a stable condition, the trauma surgeon of the City Central Clinic Hospital No.1, Siyamyak Nani, told Trend Life. An operation to tend the singer's wounds lasted about two hours, he said.
"He became conscious after the anesthetic wore off and is already talking," Nani said. "Agayev and his bodyguards arrived at the hospital in their own car at six o'clock in the morning. The singer underwent surgery. He had several wounds, including one penetrating wound in abdominal regions."