Racket Journalist Arrested in Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 30 October 2007 20:13

Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend E.Huseynli / One more journalist involved in racket activities was arrested. The Press Service of Azerbaijan's Interior Ministry states that the editor-in-chief of Municipality of New Azerbaijan newspaper, Vusal Rzazade, blackmailed the resident of Azerbaijan's district of Goychay, Tavakkul Mammadov and his relatives that he will publish an article discreditabling them. Rzazade was detained whilst receiving $1000 from them.

A criminal case has been filed over the fact and investigation is being carried out.