Rasul Jafarov released by Supreme Court ruling
BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 23
The Plenum of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan considered a complaint regarding the criminal case against Rasul Jafarov, chairman of the Human Rights Club, Trend reports.
It was decided to cancel all court decisions against Jafarov and he was acquitted, as he was not proved guilty.
Rasul Jafarov was arrested in August 2014. After testifying at the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General, charges were brought against him under articles of the Criminal Code on illegal business, tax evasion and power abuse.