Sixteen high-rank officials detained in Azerbaijan in 2015 (UPDATE)
details added (first version posted at 10:29)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15
Some 16 senior officials were detained on corruption charges in Azerbaijan in 2015, Kamran Aliyev, the Azerbaijani Deputy Prosecutor General, said at a press conference Jan. 15 devoted to the activity of the Main Department for Combating Corruption in 2015.
Aliyev said that these individuals were arrested following 14 operational measures carried out by the department in 2015.