Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 November / Trend corr. S.Kazimli / In Baku the police arrested an Azerbaijani citizen, who is wanted by Russia on the base of a complaint of a Russian citizen of Armenian origin, the Sabunchu District Police Office told Trend on 17 November.
On 16 November officers of the Registration and Identification Department of the Sabunchu District Police Office detained 27-year old Raman Abdullayev, who is wanted with the charge of the Article 158 (theft) of the Russian Criminal Code.
The primary investigations revealed that Abdullayev worked at an Armenian's shop in Russia. Afterwards the Armenian appealed to the Russian law-enforcement bodies, claiming that Abdullayev used a cigarette at $200 amount at his shop and a lawsuit was filed on this case in accordance of the Article 158 of the Russian Criminal Code.
Abdullayev said that he was slandered with this charge. He said that he did not steal anything and did not use the cigarette at the shop.
According to the District Police Office, Abdullayev was set free after giving explanation and they informed the Russian law-enforcement bodies on this matter.
A local court has not made a decision on Abdullayev's extradition to Russia, as the claim is groundless and not serious, the District Police Office said.
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