Revealed Photo Robot of Persons Suspected in Blast in Azerbaijani Mosque

Politics Materials 27 August 2008 17:57 (UTC +04:00)
Revealed Photo Robot of Persons Suspected in Blast in Azerbaijani Mosque

Azerbaijan, Baku, 27 August / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / The photo robot of persons suspected in blast of the Abu-Bakr Mosque in Baku, has been revealed.

The Baku City Prosecutor Office reported to Trend that the photo robot which depicts women and men have been made on the ground of evidences by witnesses.

The blast took place at the Abu Bakr Mosque in U.Bunyadzade Street of Baku city at 08.50PM on 17 August.

Unknown man threw two RGD-1 kinds of grenades into the Mosque, breaking the Mosque's window with stone. According to the official information, two men died in this incident and eleven people were injured, whilst unofficial source said that three men died.

Emin Rasulov, a 22-year old resident of Astara Region, was arrested as a suspect of involvement in this incident. A criminal case was filed on him on Article 283.1 (instigation of national, racial or religious hostility) of the Criminal Code.

Investigation of this incident was commissioned to the Baku City Public Prosecutor's Office and criminal case was filed on this incident on Articles 120.2.4 (deliberate homicide through general dangerous method), 120.2.7 (deliberate homicide of two or more people) and 228 (illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, conveyance or carrying of firearms, components details of them, ammunition, explosive substances and facilities) of the Criminal Code.

The height of searched man is approximately 170 - 175sm; between -20 - 25 aged; hair colour - dark brown; eye colour - dark brown; thin; he wore black trousers and shirt. Suspected woman was approximately 25 - 30aged.

Especially, people, who belong to Vahhabi sect, pray in the Abu Bakir Mosque. In 2008, the Azerbaijani National Security Ministry and the State Committee on Religious Organizations held operations in this Mosque and withdraw religious books, which were banned for spread.

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