Appeal to be made on court decision arresting Turkish businessman in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 5 June 2009 16:35 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 5 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva /

An appeal will be made on the court decision to arrest the President of the Turkish Barmek Company Huseyn Arabul, detained for illegally crossing the border.

Turkish businessman does not consider himself guilty and does not accept them, Arabul's lawyer Abbas Atakishiyev told Trend on June 5.

The lawyer said that an appeal is being prepared to cancel Sabayil district court's decision arresting Arabul.

On June 4, Turkish businessman Huseyn Arabul, accused under the article 318 of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan (attempt to cross the border illegally), was sentenced to two months in prison according to Sabayil district court's decision.  

After completion of the court, Arabul was sent to the detention center 1 in Bayil.

On June 4, Arabul was detained by the Georgian border guards and handed over to the Azerbaijani side. According to the decision of the Court on Heinous Crimes, in 2007 Arabul was sentenced to five-year conditional punishment and a penal totaling 1,370,000 manats. Arabul can not leave Azerbaijan unless the period of punishment completes.

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