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Turkish Citizen Sentenced to 14 Years of Imprisonment in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 17 October 2008 10:38 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 October / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva /A sentence against Turkish citizen, accused of drug trafficking to Azerbaijan, was read out on 16 October.

Civci Chingiz Mehmetoglu, who was accused on the Articles 206 (smuggling) and 234 (illegal making, production, acquiring, keeping and transporting of drug) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, was sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment at the legal process under the chairmanship of the judge Elman Guliyev in the Grave Crime Court.

Chingiz Mehmetoglu was detained by members of the National Security Ministry on 19 July while attempting to transfer 41kg heroine to Azerbaijan.

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