Azerbaijani State Boundary Service releases information about arrest of Barmek ex-president
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva/
The Azerbaijani State Boundary Service released information about the arrest of ex-president of Barmek Huseyn Arabul.
Arabul prepared a plan for illegal crossing the state border for a long period, said the incoming message to Trend . Turkish businessman bought bogus driver's license in the name of Ahmet Arslan.
He invited the citizens of Turkey Irfan Altynbarmak to Azerbaijan, and planned to leave for Kazakhstan by a lorry. However, the plan failed, and Arabul decided to leave for Georgia by crossing border illegally.
With the help of Turkish businessmen working in Baku, Tariq Olmachina, Arabul connected with Ayhan Donmez and asked him to assist to escape from Azerbaijan and promised $8,000 for help. Donmez accepted $5,000. With the help of brother-in-law - a resident of Shamkir region Raman Akparov, Donmez delivered Arabul and Altynparmak in Shamkir on May 24. Akparov was promised to pay $3,000 for assistance.
Arabul lived in Shamkir and Gazakh regions under a false name, painted hair and wore fishing clothes. Akbar instructed his friend Mahir Latifov to help Arabul to cross the border illegally.
On May 29, Latifov delivered Arabul and Altynparmak to Gazakh region and placed them at the Goyazan Hotel. After detention by Georgian border guards Arabul admitted that he illegally crossed the border and offered them $30,000 for his release.
As a result of investigative activities Latifov and Akbar were arrested on June 9
Arabul was accused of Article 318 (attempt to cross state border illegally). Court sentenced him to two months in prison.
In 2007, Arabul was sentenced to five conditional years in prison and fine of 1,370,000 manat. He cannot leave Azerbaijan until the sentence term expires.
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