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Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 11
Six people, including football player Javid Huseynov, have been detained under the probe into the beating and death of journalist Rasim Aliyev, a joint statement of the Interior Ministry and the Prosecutor General's Office of Azerbaijan said August 11.
According to the statement, E. Ismayilov, S. Mustafayev, D. Mammadov, K. Madatov and A. Aliyev are charged under article 126.3 (deliberate causing of harm resulting in death of the affected person) of the Criminal Code of the Azerbaijan Republic. A preventive measure in the form of arrest was chosen.
Huseynov's cousin, accused of the preparation of the crime, was arrested for covering up a heinous crime.
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