Preventive Group to be Sent to Moscow to Investigate Murder of Notorious Criminal in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / A preventive group will be sent to Moscow to investigate the murder of infamous criminal called Chechen Ruslan in Baku, the Narimanov District Prosecutor's Office reported.
On 25 November, A man was shot in front of the restaurant Tongal on Hasan Aliyev Street. The victim was Ragub Rustamov, 45, a Russian citizen from the Azerbaijani region of Agdam.
On 28 November, Akif Sariyev and Alinur Sariyev, who were near to the victim when the incident happened, were accused of leaving a person in danger and not informing police of the incident.
According to the Prosecutor's Office, as Rustamov was residing and doing business in Russia, it is important to investigate his activities and contacts. For this purpose a preventive group will travel to Moscow in the near future and will connect with Russian law-enforcement bodies.
The detainees, Akif Sariyev and Alinur Sariyev, are relatives, and were in the Tongal restaurant with Rustamov on the day of the incident. Alinur Sariyev's father, Chingiz Sariyev, was killed in Russia by unknown assailants on 15 February 2007. The reason for the Sariyev's meeting with Rustamov was to clarify who had killed Chingiz Sariyev. The Sariyevs reported that during the meeting Rustamov promised to pay money to find Chingiz Sariyev's assailant.
Rustamov left the restaurant and was shot from a white BMW that was driving past. The vehicle disappeared immediately thereafter.
The Narimanov District Prosecutor's Office have filed a criminal case for premeditated homicide and the illegal gain, transfer, sale, possession, and transportation or carrying of firearms, according to the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
The Sariyevs, residents of Garachalli village in the Ujar region of Azerbaijan, were considered to be one of the heads of the Veshnaki fruit and vegetable wholesalers located near by Vikhino market in Moscow. One of the brothers, who are known in Moscow as '9 brothers', was killed on 15 February this year, and another one was shot in Moscow on the night of 30 August.