Life Imprisoned Azerbaijani Officer Removed to Prison
Azerbaijan, Baku, 8 September/ Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / According to the judgment of Budapest City Court, the officer of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, was removed from insulator to prison, a source at Azerbaijan's Embassy in Hungary told Trend on 8 September.
The senior lieutenant of the Azerbaijani army Ramil Safarov was accused of murdering Armenian officer in February 2004 and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Budapest Court. The Appeal court upheld the sentence.
It was reported that Safarov was removed to prison which is located in 500m distance from the insulator in Budapest.
The representatives of the Embassy met with Safarov in the prison.
As Safarov did not obey to the controllers of the insulator, he was sentenced to 8 month conditional prison according to the judgment of Budapest Court on 17 November 2006. The Appeal Court upheld this judgment as well.
Azerbaijani officer's extradition to Azerbaijan will be discussed during Azerbaijan Justice Minister's visit to Hungary. The Justice Ministry of Azerbaijan appealed to the Justice Ministry of Hungary for Safarov's extradition.
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