Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 9
The football club "Gabala" issued a statement due to journalist Rasim Aliyev's death.
"The news about of the death of journalist Rasim Aliyev shocked FC "Gabala". No one has the right to threaten anyone or to use violence. The club always adheres to these principles", said in a statement.
Mentioning the name of a football player Javid Huseynov in connection with this incident has caused deep regret. Despite the fact that Javid Huseynov is a very important player for the team "Gabala", he was removed from the core team until the situation is clear.
Employee of Ann.az website Rasim Aliyev was beaten by unknown persons as a result suffered multiple injuries on August 8. Rasim Aliyev has died in a clinical medical center on August 9. A criminal case was filed. The investigation is underway.