Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend K.Zarbaliyeva / A law observer of the former Health Minister refused the services of his lawyer, the Secretary of Sumgait City Court, Tahmina Khalilova, reported to Trend. She stressed that after Rizvan Talibov refused the service of his lawyer Telman Novruzzade, he was recommended to use a State-appointed lawyer.
Rizvan Talibov refused the service of his lawyer Telman Novruzzade, saying that Novruzzade works in favor of investigative organizations.
The court hearing on the case has been scheduled for 3 September. The Chairman of the Public Union for Repatriation to Western Azerbaijan and also Chairman of the Committee on Protection of the Former Health Minister's Rights Protection, Rizvan Talibov is accused in accordance with articles 221.2.2 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and was sentenced to two months imprisonment by the Sumgait City Court. Currently he is being detained in prison 3 in Shuvalan.