Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 4 / Trend M.Aliyev /
As a result of the investigative and verification measures carried out in penitentiary facilities in the first half-year, some 8,730 manat, 39 liters of spirits, 101 mobile phones, 197.3 grams of various drugs were found and seized, Penitentiary Service chief Madat Guliyev said speaking at the operational board on the results of the Penitentiary Service of Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan in the first half-year.
According to the website of the penitentiary service, the council noted that as a result of mutual cooperation of investigative apparatus of penitentiary facilities with law enforcement authorities of the republic 110 different crimes were solved. The focus was the prevention of transmission to prisons of prohibited items, as well as combating drug trafficking.
During the reporting period, 103 employees of the Prison Service were brought to the administrative responsibility, 9 employees were barred from serving in the judiciary, the board noted.
By relevant orders of the Minister of Justice and head of the Penitentiary Service, heads of correctional institutions number 9 and 17 were dismissed from office, head of correctional institution of district type number 14 was stripped of office and suspended from work in the judiciary.