Those arrested on armed attack at Baku Oil Academy are participants of crime: Prosecutor General
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 1 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva/
The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General said that they will try to finish a criminal investigation into the armed attack at the Baku Oil Academy by late 2009.
"At present four criminals are under arrest on this case. They have participated in this armed attack as assistants to Farda Gadirov, they helped smuggling of arms and they were aware of this crime beforehand," Prosecutor General, Zakir Garalov told journalists on Oct. 1.
A gunman attacked the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy on April 30. The gunman entered the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy in Baku and climbed five floors of the building, shooting everyone he met along the way and killed 12, wounded 13. The joint statement by the Interior Ministry and Prosecutor General's Office said the attack was committed by 29-year-old Georgian citizen Gadirov Farda Asad oglu by Makarov pistol.
Gadirov then shot and killed himself with the gun, a Makarov pistol, when he saw police approaching.
Three cartridge-belts with capacity of 40 bullets and 71 bullets and two magazines were seized from the body of the killer.
A suit has been filed on murder for hooliganism purposes (120.2.2), brutal murder (120.2.4), murdering more than one people (120.2.7), and an attempt of murder (29, 120.2.7) and illegal storing of arms (228.1).
Garalov said Nadir Aliyev, Arif Gabulov, Javidan Amirov and Najaf Suleymanov were arrested on this case.
"The investigation-operation group has conducted investigations in Ukraine, Georgia, Russia and Belarus, 1,600 witnesses thus far have been interrogated and over 60 expertises have been held," the prosecutor general stressed.