Azerbaijan’s Former Minister of Economic Development Sentenced to Ten Years Imprisonment

Society Materials 31 October 2007 20:07

Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend E.Javadova / The court hearing has ended over the cases of Azerbaijan's former Minister of Economic Development, Farhad Aliyev, his brother, former President of the Azpetrol Group of Companies and 17 other people.

Azerbaijan's Court of Heinous Crimes sentenced Farhad Aliyev to ten years and Rafig Aliyev to nine years with the confiscation of property.

Four employees of the Ministry will serve their sentence in prison. The remaining people received conditional sentences and were released from the court hall.