Russian citizen accused of murder sentenced in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 23 / Trend H.Bagirov /
An Azerbaijani Court sentenced Russian citizen accused of 80-year-old man's murder with special cruelty.
The Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court sentenced 27-year-old Rashan Israfilov to 15 years imprisonment.
Eighty-year-old Rafiq Aliyev's dead body was found in a house in Khanlar Str21, Pirallahi village of Baku's Azizbekov district Oct. 21, 2009
The examination revealed that Aliyev's throat was cut.
Azizbekov District Police Department's employees arrested Israfilov as a result of operative investigation actions. Israfilov has commited the crime because of self-interests. However, he could not find anything valuable in Aliyev's house.
Rashan Israfilov is charged with the Article 120.2.4 (deliberate murder committed with special cruelty or in publicly dangerous way), 120.2.9 (murder of a person, in a deliberately helpless condition for the accused, which is equal to kidnapping a person or capture of hostage), 120.2.1 (deliberate murder for robbery, extortion or gangsters), 181.3.3 (causing heavy harm to health of the victim) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
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