Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 12 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
A preparatory session on criminal case of attacking Azerbaijani pop singer Faiq Agayev was held.
The singer did not appear at a meeting held under the chairmanship of Judge Ilgar Murguzov in the Heinous Crimes Court.
The singer appealed to the court to conduct the trial without his participation.
According to the decision, the case will be considered on Jan. 26.
Passengers in an Audi, registered 10-FA-222 and driven by Agayev, got into an argument with the driver and his passengers of a VAZ-2107 in the Nasimi district of Baku on the morning of Sept. 27.The cause of dispute was the reluctance of drivers to give way to each other. Agayev and his two bodyguards were seriously injured as a result of the incident.
Following the attack, the Nasimi District Court decided to detain the suspects in the case for preventative measures. Rufat Melikov faces detention for three months, while the second suspect, Seymur Mammadov, is in custody for two months.
Melikov was charged under Articles 126.2.1 of the Criminal Code:" The deliberate causing of serious harm to health, harm endangering human life, concerning two or more persons; or the repeated or premeditated arrangement by groups of persons, by organized group or criminal community [organization]"); 126.2.4: The "Deliberate causing of serious harm to health, that is harm dangerous to human life; hooliganism", 221.3: hooliganism committed with the application of a weapon or objects, used as a weapon. The charge against Mammadov came under Articles 221.2.1: hooliganism committed by group of persons.
Natavan Sharifova was charged under Article 221.3.