Judge Rejects Protest of Azerbaijani Former Economic Development Minister
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. E.Javadova / The criminal trial involving Azerbaijan's former Minister of Economic Development, Farhad Aliyev, his brother Rafik Aliyev, former President of the Azpetrol Group of Companies, and seventeen other people, continues at the Court of Heinous Crimes presided over by Judge Tofik Pashayev.
Judge Pashayev announced the decision on petition of Farhad Aliyev's lawyer Elton Guliyev against the composition of the judges. The court rejected the petition. The decision says that the judges made no errors during the hearings and the petition is groundless.
The court hearing continues.