Arrest term extended for former Azerbaijani security official (UPDATE)

Society Materials 21 April 2016 19:51 (UTC +04:00)

Headline changed, details added (first version posted on 18:25)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 21


Arrest term for the former head of the Antiterrorist Center of Azerbaijan's abolished National Security Ministry, Major-General Elchin Guliyev, was extended for four months on Apr. 21.

This decision was made by the Baku City Sabail District Court.

Elchin Guliyev was detained Dec. 25, 2015, and was sentenced to four months in prison.

He is charged under several articles of the Criminal Code within the criminal case initiated by the Grave Crimes Investigation Department at the Prosecutor General's Office.