Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 13
By Samir Mammadov – Trend:
Being in custody the former head of the International Bank of Azerbaijan Jahangir Hajiyev has not returned to the detention facility yet, Hajiyev’s lawyer Agil Layijev told Trend Jan. 13.
Hajiyev was transferred from the Baku detention facility to the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime under the Azerbaijani interior ministry December 30.
“Hajiyev has been transferred to the main directorate for ten days in connection with investigative actions, but he has not returned to the detention facility yet,” he said.
"In this regard, we have already appealed to the Narimanov District Court,” the lawyer said. “Our suit will be considered at the court session chaired by Judge Turgay Huseynov on January 18."
Hajiyev is charged under various articles of the Criminal Code, including the misappropriation, the abuse of office, fraud by causing huge damage, embezzlement through the abuse of office, bribing. According to the decision of the Narimanov court, a preventive measure in the form of arrest for a period of four months was chosen.
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