In Azerbaijan trial of music school director who forged diplomas starts
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 2 / Trend G. Bahirov /
The trial of a music school director, accused of forging certificates and diplomas for teachers working in music schools and gymnasiums, has been launched in Azerbaijan.
On September 2, the Court for Grave Crimes held a preparatory hearing on the criminal case of the Director of Music School No 1 in the town of Yevlakh, Beylyar Beylyarov, and a resident of the same town, Ilham Farzaliev.
Beylyarov is charged under Criminal Code Articles 311.3.1 (bribery) and 320.1 (forgery, making, sale or use of official documents), and Farzaliev under Article 178.2.4 (fraud), along with the above-mentioned articles.
As a result of investigations conducted by the Ministry of Finance, it was revealed that the aforementioned people had made fake diplomas for 172 people and falsified certificates for 4 people. The diplomas and certificates were for teachers in musical schools and gymnasiums in various Azerbaijani towns and regions.
It was discovered that teachers working in musical schools and high schools, on the basis of these diplomas and certificates, received a total of 692,567 manat as salary.
The investigation, conducted by the Department for Combating Corruption, along with the Prosecutor General, revealed that the music institutions had not given any of the three certificates and 101 diplomas of the 1,126 issued on behalf of the Ganja Musical College and its regional musical schools, 31 of 533 diplomas from the Musical College of the Azerbaijan National Conservatory, 20 diplomas from the Nakhchivan Musical College, 8 diplomas from the Sumgayit Music School, as well as 172 other diplomas and certificates issued to people.
The investigation revealed that some teachers received fake diplomas when they graduated from technical music schools and colleges from the directors of the Music School No1 in the town of Yevlakh, Beylyarov and Farzaliyev.
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