Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend K.Zarbaliyeva / The inmate who escaped from prison No 2 in Azerbaijan's city of Ganja on the evening of 4 January was detained on 7 January, a source at the law-enforcement bodies reported to Trend.
The Head Department of the Penal Service of Azerbaijan's ministry of Justice did not confirm the information.
A resident of the village of Khangervend of Azerbaijan's district of Goranboy, Rahib Hashimov, born in 1980, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison in August 2006 for stealing. Hashimov was working in the domestic branch of the prison.