Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 9
The former head of the International Bank of Azerbaijan Jahangir Hajiyev is kept in the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, Hajiyev's lawyer Agil Layijev told Trend.
The lawyer regularly meets with his client, inquires about his health. "Hajiyev has no discontent with the detention conditions, he feels fine," said the lawyer. "On Dec.8, he was given some medications for treatment."
Hajiyev is currently being held at the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, in accordance with the law, persons with a preventive measure in the form of arrest should be transferred to investigative isolation ward within 24 hours, the lawyer said.
Jahangir Hajiyev is charged under various articles of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, including fraud using official position with causing big damage, embezzlement, abuse of office, exceeding of powers of office, bribery.