Trial over former head of International Bank of Azerbaijan postponed
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18
By Samir Ali - Trend:
The Narimanov District Court considered a lawsuit of the arrested former chairman of the International Bank of Azerbaijan Jahangir Hajiyev Jan. 18.
The lawsuit concerns his detention in the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, Hajiyev's lawyer Agil Layijev told Trend.
The trial was chaired by Judge Turgay Huseynov. The state prosecutor was not involved in the process. As the judge considered his participation important, the trial was set for January 19.
Hajiyev was taken from a detention facility to the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime under the interior ministry December 30 for ten days in connection with the investigative actions. Hajiyev is still there.
Hajiyev is charged under various articles of the Criminal Code, including the misappropriation, the abuse of office, fraud by causing huge damage, embezzlement through the abuse of office, bribing. According to the decision of the Narimanov court, a preventive measure in the form of arrest for a period of four months was chosen.