Parents of Detained Journalist of Azerbaijani Azadlig Newspaper Called to Prosecutor Office
Azerbaijan, Baku, 18 April / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / The parents of Agil Khalil, a journalist of the Azadlig newspaper, were called to the Prosecutor Office in the Kurdamir region of Azerbaijan to give evidence, Elchin Sadigov, Khalil's lawyer stated Trend .
Previously, Khalil appealed to the Prosecutor General's Office that he was tortured by the investigators when providing evidence. Several days ago the Prosecutor Office launched an investigation into the appeal.
On 13 March, at 8.00pm Agil Khalil, a journalist of the Azadlig newspaper, was stabbed in the chest by unknown assailants. He was immediately taken to the Clinical Medical Centre where he was operated on.
The information released by Prosecutor Office stated that the assault on Khalil was sexually-related.
Khalil's lawyer brought a charge against the investigators.
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