During the operations carried out by the officers of the Balakan District Police Department, people who stole from objects located in the city were detained.

According to the information provided to APA by the Sheki regional group of the Press Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the district police department received information about the theft of alcoholic beverages worth more than 800 manats from one of the stores located in the city, damage to the payment terminal there, and an attempt to set the object on fire.

Tehran Hasanov, a resident of the district who was previously convicted several times, was arrested as a result of the urgent search and operation measures carried out by the police officers.

In his statement, that person said that he sold what he stole and that he wanted to burn down the store in order to lose track of the incident.

During the investigation, it was found that T. Hasanov burned the passport of the object owner, as well as some other things.

During the investigation, another criminal act of the ex-convict was revealed.

Thus, it was determined that he and Yagub Mammadov, a resident of the region, stole lottery tickets, tobacco products and money from a kiosk located in the city.

Yagub Mammadov, another of the friends involved in the theft, was detained by police officers and brought to justice.

A criminal case related to the facts has been initiated, investigations are ongoing.