Trial on Azerbaijani newspaper chief editor begins
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 23 / Trend , H.Bagirov/
An Azerbaijani court has held a preparatory meeting on the case of the chief editor who is accused of hooliganism and blackmail.
A trial on a criminal case the chief editor of the Ideal newspaper, Nazim Guliyev was scheduled for Sept. 28, the Serious Crimes Court told Trend on Sept. 23.
Some time ago, in connection with the problem that arose with the chief editor's health was transferred to a medical facility of the Prison Service. The court told that he was transferred to the detention centre, as the treatment ended.
Guliyev was convicted in accordance with the Article 182.2 (blackmail), 182.2.3 (blackmail with violence), 182.3.2 (blackmailing in order to obtain property on a large scale), 221.1 (hooliganism), 234.1 (illegal manufacture, production, acquisition, storage, transport, transfer or sale of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or precursors) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code. In this case, six people are recognized as the victims.
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