Azerbaijani Interior Ministry: Police officer in video released by former university rector dismissed from law enforcement bodies long ago
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.22/ Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
Police officer Rovshan Abbasguliyev, who figured in a new video released by former rector of Azerbaijan International University Elshad Abdullayev, was dismissed by an order of the Interior Minister from law enforcement bodies for serious violations in February 2008, Azerbaijani Interior Ministry spokesman Sadig Gozalov told Trend on Monday.
According to Gozalov, along with him, a number of employees of the Ministry were dismissed for similar actions.
A video was released on one of the social networks, which recorded Abdullayev's conversation with employees of the Interior Ministry's department on the topic of disappearance of his brother Mahir Abdullayev. In the video the police officer says that Mahir Abdullayev is kept in the Department for Combating Organized Crime.
The video with former Azerbaijani University rector Elshad Abdullayev and MP Gular Ahmadova was spread by online media outlets on September 25. Abdullayev gave a large sum of money to Gular Ahmadova to become elected as a member of parliament. The Baku City Prosecutor's Office has filed a criminal case under Article 178.3.2 of the Criminal Code in this regard. An investigation is underway.