Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 2/ Trend , K. Zarbaliyeva/ Azerbaijani soldier reportedly to be kidnapped in Baku has returned his military unit.
The soldier at a military unit in Pirakushkul settlement of Absheron region Elman Dadashov invented all these reports as he could not return to the unit in time, the Defense Ministry press service told Trend .
The soldier has been punished.
The soldier was reported to take a leave in January to head for Lankaran region in January. He called his mother on Jan. 28 saying that he had been captured by unknown men in Nasimi district of Baku.
Later his phone was switched off. Nothing was heard about him since then. Soldier's mother Ismira Dadashova informed law-enforcement agencies about the incident. Nasimi district police office has launched investigation.
The Ministry said reports about soldier's kidnapping are untrue.
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