Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 9
In an interview with Trend , the Azerbaijani President's Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov has commented on the death of Rasim Aliyev, an employee of Ann.az website. "The Office of the Prosecutor General and the Ministry of Internal Affairs have taken the issues related to the death of employee of Ann.az website Rasim Aliyev under their supervision, and the case is being investigated seriously." Mr Hasanov said: "The public will be informed of the causes of the incident and the process of identifying those involved in it."
"At the same time, we consider the efforts of some information resources to interpret the incident in different manners without getting information from relevant government bodies unacceptable, and recommend they wait for the result of objective investigation," the Presidential Aide added.
Employee of Ann.az website Rasim Aliyev was beaten by unknown persons as a result suffered multiple injuries on 8 august . Rasim Aliyev has died in a clinical medical center on 9 august. A criminal case was filed. The investigation is underway.