Int'l experts involved in investigation into Azerbaijani general's murder: Prosecutor General
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 1 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva/
International experts have been involved in the investigation into the Azerbaijani general's murder and complex expertise is being held, Prosecutor General, Zakir Garalov told journalists on Oct. 1.
"Due to Rail Rzayev's murder, his Assistant Aydin Rafiyev, Adjutant Anar Hashimov and some officers of military units have been involved in the investigation. But afterwards, the decision on their arrest was changed. This criminal case is under the President's control and professional experts of the National Security and Interior Ministries have been involved in this case," Garalov said.
Azerbaijani Air Force Commander, Lieutenant General Rail Rzayev was shot in front of his home on 125 I. Gutgashinli St. on Feb. 11.
The Prosecutor General's Office filed a lawsuit on the case in accordance with Articles 120.2.5 (willful homicide) and 228 (illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of firearms, its spare parts, ammunition, explosives and explosive devices) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
Garalov said after the general's murder, his office was interfered and some things were stolen. "Some people, headed by Aydin Rafiyev, were involved in concealing this crime. They were arrested. We do not rule out his participation in this murder," the prosecutor general added.