Iranian citizen accused of drug trafficking under trial in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 21 / Trend , H.Bagirov /
Trial over Iranian citizen accused of drug trafficking has begun in Azerbaijan.
Prosecutor read out an indictment in the criminal case of Iranian citizens - Dzamshidi Davud, Haydar Zahid, Nazari Nuratabad Vahdat, Rahatallab Nahadani Mahin, Hajizade Layalistani Zahra at Baku Serious Crimes Court.
They are charged with Article 206.4 (smuggling), 228.3, 228.4 (illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation and carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies, explosives), 234.4.1, 234.4.3 (illegal manufacturing, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or selling of narcotics, psychotropic substances), 318.2 (illegal crossing border of the Azerbaijan Republic) of Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
The accused were arrested on June 16, 2009 in Lankaran city by the State Border Service's employees. Hashish and gas pistol have been found and seized from them.