Member of Sadval sentenced in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 2 September 2006 13:16 (UTC +04:00)

The member of the organization Sadval Azad Azayev born in 1969 was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by the Court on Heinous Crimes of Azerbaijan, Trend has been told in Prosecutor Generals Office of Azerbaijan.

Arrested in 2005 in Tumen region of Russian Federation, Azayev had been under international investigation since 1995 in accordance with the article 70 (gangsterism).

Although the law-enforcement bodies of Azerbaijan had announced the place of Azayev for a long time, the relevant Russian bodies returned him only in 2005. After his extradition, he was prosecuted.