YASHAR ALIYEV: MICROPHONE WAS NOT SWITCHED OFF BY AUTHORITIES
The broken microphone during the rally of the Azadlig block has not been planned by the authorities, it is likely the result of overloading of the equipment, deputy head of the Chief Police Department of Baku city Yashar Aliyev told Trend.
According to him, the accusations of the action organizers, the Azadlig block in intentional breaking of the microphone is not true. В"It is a technical failure, the electrical power was operating normally. The dynamics operated initially and there was a loud music and the marches sounded. Perhaps, there was overloadingвЂќ, Aliyev stressed.
Touching upon the number of the action participants, Aliyev said, about 5000-6000 people took part in the rally and no incidents were registered.
Along with this the representative of the Azadlig block Panah Huseynov told journalists, around 40,000 people took part in the event.