People charged with attempt to blast Israeli embassy appeals to court
Azerbaijan, Baku, December 22 / Trend , H.Bagırov/
The persons accused of an attempt to blast Israeli embassy in Azerbaijan and Gabala Radar Station appealed from the court decision.
Lebanese citizens, including Karaki Ali Mohammad and Najmaddin Ali Huseyn, and Azerbaijani citizens Javid Mammadov, Vidadi Rasulov, Mushviq Amanov and Afgan Balashov charged with contacts with Hezbollah and Al-Qaida appealed from the court's decision with request to decrease their penalty, the Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court told Trend .
Their appeals and the materials on the criminal case were sent top the Baku Appeal Court for consideration.
Two people accused of state treason, preparation of terror attack, espionage and other articles (totally 13 articles) - Karaki Ali Muhammad and Najmeddin Ali Hussein are citizens of Lebanon, the rest four people - Javid Mammadov, Vidadi Rasulov, Mushfig Amanov and Afgan Balashov - citizens of Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court sentenced Karaki Ali Muhammad to 15 years imprisonment, Najmeddin Ali Hussein-15, Javid Mammadov-12, Vidadi Rasulov -14, Mushfig Amanov -13 and Afgan Balashov - 12.
They were detained in May 2008. Illegal Iranian passports were seized from the Lebanese citizens.
Karaki Ali Mohammad and Najmaddin Ali Huseyn were trained and sent to Azerbaijan by Hezbollah and Al-Qaeda leaders. They were tasked with blasting Israeli embassy in Azerbaijan and Gabala Radar Station.
The charged Azerbaijani citizens were to help them.
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