Azerbaijan sentences man who killed sister
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.24 / Trend , H.Bagirov /
Azerbaijan sentenced an man convicted of murdering his sister.
Sharur region resident Gadir Aliyev was accused of killing his own sister and attempting to kill her fiancee, and sentenced to 12 years in prison by the Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court.
Aliyev murdered his sister, Zahida, stabbing her with scissors. He then stabbed her fiancee Namig Rasulov at 14:30 June 6 on Kara Karayev Avenue in Baku's Nizami district.
Aliyev was arrested by the Nizami District Police Department and Interior Ministry.
Aliyev committed an "honor killing," after discovering that his sister was dating Rasulov.