BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 29. UK Ambassador to Azerbaijan Fergus Auld met Azerbaijani MP Fazil Mustafa a few months ago, Trend reports citing the ambassador’s tweet.
“The armed attack on him last night made me very sad. I strongly condemn this incident and wish him a speedy recovery," the tweet said.
A criminal case was initiated following the terrorist act committed against Azerbaijani MP Fazil Mustafa.
On March 28, 2023, at 21:51 (GMT +4), a terrorist attack was committed against the Azerbaijani MP Fazil Mustafa, using a rifle near his house.
As a result, Mustafa received bullet wounds in the right shoulder girdle and the right thigh.
In this regard, a criminal case has been initiated in the Main Investigation Department of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan under Article 277 (encroachment on the life of a state or public figure with the aim of terminating his service or political activity or out of revenge for such activity) and 228.2.1 (illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of firearms, components for it, ammunition by a group of persons by prior agreement) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.