Azerbaijan continuing investigation on former Security Ministry
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 1
By Samir Ali – Trend:
The Department for Investigation of Grave Crimes operating at Azerbaijani General Prosecutor’s Office continues the investigation into the cases of former employees of the liquidated National Security Ministry, Zakir Garalov, the country’s prosecutor general, told reporters Oct. 1 in Baku.
Garalov said the investigation is being conducted on 280 cases.
One of the cases has already been sent to the court, while the investigation on other cases continues, he noted, adding that perpetrators will be punished.
On Oct. 17, 2015, General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan launched a criminal case under the Criminal Code in connection with illegal interference in the work of businesses and phone tapping by structures of the liquidated National Security Ministry with violation of requirements of legislation on operative and investigative activities.