NSPA Chairman to be punished for 7.5 years
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 2 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
The prosecutor asked the court to punish the Chairman of the National Statehood Party of Azerbaijan (NSPA) Nemat Panahli for 7.5 years.
The Nasimi district court held criminal proceedings against NSPA chairman, Panahli's lawyer Samir Isayev told Trend.
The prosecutor asked to sentence another defendant Jeyhun Farzullayev for 5 years.
The process will continue on June 7.
Baku resident Eldaniz Rzayev called the Interior Ministry's service 102 and informed that Nemat Panahli and Ceyhun Farzullayev had threatened him on the Mirali Gashqai street of the Nizami district.
Based on the complaint, the abovementioned persons were arrested.
A criminal has been filed under the Article 221.3 (hooliganism committed with application of a weapon or subjects, used as the weapon) of the Criminal Code.
Two months arrest as a preventive measure was taken with regards to Panahli and Farzullayev by the Nasimi District Court on Jan.10.
According to the Interior Ministry, the investigation revealed that a dispute took place during a car purchase deal
Rzayev, who was subjected to beating, bought a car from Panahli. On the day of the incident on the Mirali Gashqai Street, technical problems were identified in the car. Rzayev phoned Panahli and reported the problems. Panahli met Rzayev and as a result of a dispute, beat the buyer.
The ministry denied the information spread by some media outlets about the connection of Panahli's case with the arrest of the chairman of the Islamic Party of Azerbaijan.