Azerbaijani top militaries to stand trial tomorrow (UPDATED)
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 15 / Trend H.Bagirov /
A preparatory meeting on the criminal case of the Assistant and Adjutant of the murdered Azerbaijani former deputy defense minister and air force commander Rail Rzayev, will continue tomorrow.
The trial process is held at the Military Heinous Crimes Court under Judge Islam Neymanov's chairmanship.
The court was submitted a statement by Rail Rzayev's son Gurban Rzaev recognized as victim in the case. The statement noted that he cannot personally participate in the trial for health reasons, but Heydar Abuzarov will represent him at the process.
The victim also stated that he refused the services of lawyer Elton Guliyev, who was a lawyer during the investigation.
Preparatory meeting will continue tomorrow.
Aydin Rafiyev is accused of the Articles 177.3.2 (theft with causing damage in large size), 179.2.1(assignment or waste on preliminary arrangement by group of persons), 179.2.2 (assignment or waste; repeatedly) 299.3 (Compulsion of witness who has suffered from giving false testimonies, expert from giving false conclusion or translator to wrong translation, as well as compulsion of specified persons to evasion from evidence, connected with blackmail, threat murder, causing of harm to health, destruction or damage of property of these persons or their close relatives committed with application of violence not dangerous to life or health of specified persons ) 311.3.1 (reception of a bribe committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons or organized group), 341.2.1 (abusing authority, excess or inactivity of authoritycommitted by group of persons ), Adjutant Anar Hashimov is accused of the Articles 177.3.2, 341.2.1, 341.2.3 and Assistant Aydin Rafiyev's son Anar Rafiyev - 179.2.1, 179.2.2, 179.3.2 and 299.2 (Compulsion of witness who has suffered from giving false testimonies, expert from giving false conclusion or translator to wrong translation, as well as compulsion of specified persons to evasion from evidence, connected with blackmail, threat murder, causing of harm to health, destruction or damage of property of these persons or their close relatives ) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
Based on the indictment, Feb.11, 2009, immediately after the general's murder, Rzayev's Assistant Aydin Rafiyev and the adjutant Hashimov illegally entered his office, stole jewelry in large quantities, many medicines, some DVD and 200,000 euro from the general's safe.
Rzaev's Assistant Aydin Rafiyev Anar and his son were arrested on April 16, 2009. The investigation team, formed in the Investigation Department for Heinous Crimes of the Republican Prosecution, found general Rzayev's jacket and state number of his official car in their apartment situated in the Yasamal district and their car "Mitsubishi-Pajero."
In addition, it was found that Anar Rafiyev while working in a sales manager at JSC "Aztol Telecom without the consent and agreement of the company's management has assigned entrusted to him 18 pieces of mobile phones, worth a total of 11, 710 manat.
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