Court sentences Azerbaijani citizens participating in Pakistani and Afghani illegal military units
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 25 / Trend H.Bagirov /
An Azerbaijani court sentenced Azerbaijani citizens participating in trainings of illegal military units abroad.
Today, the Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court sentenced Anar Bilalov and Aziz Gurbanov to six month imprisonment, the court told Trend .
The accused, regularly visited Afghanistan and Pakistan to participate in trainings held in military camps of those countries beginning from 2008. They fought against the forces of the military coalition in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including Azerbaijani contingent. Accused people returned to Azerbaijan after participation in fights on the side of Afghanistan and Pakistan. In January 2009, the National Security Ministry arrested them.
The detained people are accused on Articles 279.1 (establishment of armed units or groups unspecified by the Azerbaijani legislation, as well as participation in their establishment and activity, provision with arms, ammunition, explosives, military equipment or military equipment) and 318 (illegal crossing of state borders of the Azerbaijani Republic) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
The court has sentenced more 15 people accused of fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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