On January 19, the Court of Heinous Crimes of Azerbaijan made sentences to the members of the criminal gang headed by the former senior official of the Head Investigation Department of the Azerbaijani Interior Ministry Haji Mammadov, Trend reports. The Court sentenced Haji Mammadov, Zakir Nasirov, Kamil Sedraddinov, Farhad Mammadbeyov, Huseyn Abdulvahabov, Aslanbey Chintamirov, Musu Dabuyev, Eldar Rahimov, Malik Mammadov and Yagir Mammadov to life-imprisonment, Sidek Abdulvahabov, Rovshan Agayev and Nizami Abdullayev to 15-year prison, Adalat Asadullayev вЂ" 12-year prison, Nijat Ismaylov, and Aligulu Guliyev - 10-year prison, Elchin Aliyev and Faik Guliyev вЂ" 9-year prison Mehman Hasanov, Fariz Hamidov, Elchin Mirzoyev and Novruz Nuriyev вЂ" 8-year prison, Nail Guliyey вЂ" 13-year prison, Agil Huseynov вЂ" 4-year prison, Azer Aliyev вЂ" 1,6-year prison. Former bank employee Ibrahim Bagirov was sentenced to fine payment and was released in the Court hall.
For 10 years, the criminal gang which comprised of mainly employees of the police has committed assassinations causing great resonance in the country.
Victims of the gang were Chief of the Department for Fight with Narcotics of Azerbaijan Interior Ministry, Azer Ismaylov, Vice President of AFFA, Fatulla Huseynov, Department Chief of the Republic Prosecutor's Office, Rovshan Aliyev. The court session lasted for more than five months and was headed by Judge Ali Seyfaliyev.
The sentence states that the accused persons may raise appeal complaint within 20 days. The Court session was announced close.