Court Case Hearing Date of Ex-Minister for Economic Development Confirmed
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend E.Javadova / The preparatory hearings of the criminal case regarding ex-Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, Farhad Aliyev and his brother, former President of the Group of Companies Azpetrol, Rafig Aliyev, will be held on 1 May at the Court on Heinous Crimes of Azerbaijan presided over by Judge Tofig Pashayev.
Within this case, 19 people have been accused of contravening articles 179.3.1, 179.3.2 (appropriation), 192.1, 192.2 (illegal entrepreneurship), 206.4 (contraband), 213.4 (avoidance of tax payment), 308.2 (misuse of authorities), 311.3.1, 311.2, 311.3.3 (accepting bribes), 313 (service falsification) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
Accusations against Farhad Aliyev and Rafig Aliyev with respect to article 29.278 (forcible capture and assumption of power) have been filed separately and the investigation will be held with other criminal cases. Upon completion of the investigation, the court process will commence with regards to the ex-Minister of Health, Ali Insanov, ex-Chief of the Department of Affairs of the Presidential Administration, Akif Muradverdiyev, the former Chief of Police Department of Ganja city, Natig Efendiyev and other accused persons.