People detained in Nardaran incident jailed for 4 months (UPDATE)

Society Materials 28 November 2015 11:13 (UTC +04:00)

Details added (first version posted on 10:44)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 28


A four-month arrest was chosen as a measure of restraint against all 14 persons detained in the Nardaran incident, the Azerbaijani law enforcement bodies told Trend Nov. 28.

They are being charged under the following articles of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan: 120 (intentional murder), 214 (terrorism), 220 (mass unrests), 228 (illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of a fire-arms, its accessories, ammunition, explosives and explosive devices), 283 (inciting national, racial or religious hatred), 315 (resistance or use of violence against a representative of authority), and 278 (violent seizure of power or violently holding power).

Earlier, four members of a criminal group, operating under the guise of religion, were killed in a police special operation in the Nardaran township, located 25 km away of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

Two police officers were also killed.

Fourteen members of the criminal group were arrested in the special operation along with the group's head Tale Baghirov.

Edited by SI