People accused of drug trafficking from Iran to Azerbaijan sentenced
Azerbaijan, Baku, Apr. 14 / Trend H.Bagirov /
People accused of drug trafficking from Iran to Azerbaijan were sentenced.
Today, the Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court sentenced Ilham Alakbarov and Zamin Imanov to 15 years of imprisonment and Valeh Fatullayev - 13 years.
They are charged with Article 206.4 (smuggling) and 234.4.1, 234.4.3 (illegal manufacturing, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or selling of narcotics, psychotropic substances) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
The Azerbaijani National Security Ministry's employees arrested the accused in November, 2009. During the arrest the officers seized over 50 kilograms of hashish and 5 kilograms of opium.