Investigation of soldier who killed his colleagues comes to a close
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.4. / Trend A.Huseynbala /
An investigation of a soldier of Military Unit N in the Shamkir region of Azerbaijan, who killed his colleagues, is coming to a close, Spokesman of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, Eldar Sabiroglu, said at a news conference on Sept.3.
On May.23, Sergeant Orkhan Safarov killed his colleagues with his service weapon. He killed Taleh Hidayatov, Ramin Atashov and Shahriyar Hasanov, and injured Punhan Hasanov and Mustafa Seyfulov while in the barracks of Military Unit N, near the village of Seyfali in the Shamkir region.
Safarov was enlisted into the military by the Military Commissariat for the Agjabadi region in January, 2008.
According to unofficial information, Safarov murdered them in retaliation to their violence against him.
According to Sabiroglu, the case will be transferred to court for consideration soon. Sabiroglu expressed concern over the unpleasant incidents which occur in some military units, saying that the ministry held regular events to prevent such cases.
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