Khadija Ismayilova sentenced to 7.5 years in prison
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 1
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
The Baku Court of Grave Crimes sentenced Khadija Ismayilova to 7.5 years in prison on Sept. 1.
A court hearing was held under the chairmanship of Judge Ramella Allahverdiyeva on Ismayilova's criminal case, during which this verdict was read out.
The judge said the charges brought against Ismayilova were fully proved during the preliminary investigation and at the trial, except for the charges under article 125 (inciting to suicide).
The judge further announced that Ismayilova is sentenced to seven years and six months of imprisonment.
Aside from that, she loses the right to hold a position of responsibility in state bodies and local government bodies for three years after the end of her sentence.
Ismayilova was acquitted on the article 125 (inciting to suicide) of the Criminal Code, as the charges brought under this article weren't fully proven.
She was charged under the articles 179.3.2 (large-scale misappropriation and embezzlement), 192.2.2 (illegal entrepreneurship), 213.1 (tax evasion) and 308.2 (abuse of official duties) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
Edited by SI