Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / On 19 April, headed by the Judge Jamal Ramazanov, a preliminary session took place in the Court on Heinous Crimes of Azerbaijan with regards to the criminal case of Azerbaijan Army's Soldier Vusal Garajayev, who was taken as a prisoner of war by Armenia.
Case was scheduled for 30 April for court but a decision was made at the preliminary session to make it a closed trial.
A criminal case has been filed with the Investigation Department for Heinous Crimes against Mr. Garajayev in compliance with article 274 (selling out the Mother-Land) and 338.1 (breaking rules of watch).
Mr. Garajayev born in 1988 was called up to the military service last year by the Military Registration Office of the Balaken district of Azerbaijan. He had been taken a prisoner of war by Armenian military on 7 December in the territory of Agdam district and was released from captivity on 23 December.