Azerbaijan, Baku, May 17 / Trend, K.Zarbaliyeva /
A group of individuals engaged in illegal propaganda of religious sect has been detained in Azerbaijan.
Pastor of religious society "Sobor Khvali" Elchin Pashayev and his wife Afer held a meeting with participation of 40 members of the society in the Goygol restaurant, in the territory of Sumgait at 11:00 on May 15, Azerbaijani Interior Ministry told Trend.
They were detained by employees of the Sumgait City Police Department and State Committee on Religious Organizations for illegal propaganda of religious sect.
Pashayev, Afer and 12 members of the society were brought to Police Station No.4.
A protocol was drawn up towards Pashayev and Afer on Article 299.0.4 (carrying out activity by religious organizations outside registered legal address) of the Code of Administrative Offences.