Official: Azerbaijani Military Prosecutor's office and its agencies file criminal case on 58 facts of corruption
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 29 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
The Azerbaijani military prosecutor's office and its agencies carried out relevant work in the fight against corruption and bribery and filed 58 criminal cases on these facts in the first half of 2011, Assistant Prosecutor General, Military Prosecutor, Lieutenant-General Khanlar Valiyev said at a board meeting.
"The military prosecutor's office and its agencies fight against corruption upon the Azerbaijani president's political will and based on the unity of administrative methods and by improving its activity. This struggle was a priority in activities of the military prosecutor's office and its agencies. Following the inspections conducted by the Military Prosecutor's Office at the military commissariats, there were filed a number of criminal cases under the Art. 311.1 (reception by official personally or through intermediary of a bribe as money, securities, other property or benefits of property nature on actions (inaction) for the benefit of the briber or person represented by him, if such actions (inaction) are included into service powers of the official or it by virtue of official position can promote such actions (inaction), as well as for the general protection or indifference on service), Art. 313 (Service forgery, that is bringing by official, and also civil servant or employee of institutions of local government who is not being official, to official documents of obviously false data, as well as entering into specified documents of the corrections deforming their valid contents, committed from mercenary or other personal interest ) and Art. 341.1 (Abusing by chief or official of authority or service position, excess of authority or service powers, deliberate inactivity of authority, if these acts were made regularly or from mercenary prompting or other personal interest, as well as caused essential harm of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code against the military commissioners of the Binagadi and Surakhani districts of Baku, Sumgait, and other regions," Valiyev said.
The Prosecutor's Office has a great responsibility to execute tasks to carry out more serious struggle against bribery and corruption and strengthen public control in accordance with the presidential decree " On strengthening the fight against corruption-related law violations in the area of management of state and municipal property and resources dated 22 June 2009, and his speech at the Cabinet meeting on July 12, 2011, Valiyev.
He noted that although the structure takes steps to reveal such crimes, the measures in this area should be continued.