Lawyer Elchin Sadigov was released under house arrest
The Baku Court of Appeals reviewed the appeal against the arrest warrant against lawyer Elchin Sadigov.
APA reports that the complaint was partially satisfied at the meeting chaired by judge Zaki Babayev.
The court concluded that there were no grounds for Elchin Sadigov's detention and decided to release him under house arrest.
The complaint was not satisfied in the part related to the termination of the criminal case.
It should be noted that Elchin Sadigov was arrested together with the head of Khural Internet TV, Avaz Zeynalli.
According to the information published by the General Prosecutor's Office, during the investigation conducted on the basis of the information published in the media and the request received in accordance with the requirements of the criminal procedural legislation, reasonable suspicions were established that the official received a large amount of bribe. a criminal case under the article "taking a large amount of bribe" has been initiated and an investigation is underway.
Not to spread offensive information about Mammadov Rasim Hikmat oglu, the former chairman of the supervisory board of Baku Steel Company, who is currently being prosecuted in the Baku Court of Serious Crimes, the CEO of Khural Yayinlari Limited Liability Company, Zeynalov Avaz Tapdig oglu, who is the person responsible for the investigation. , as well as promising to prepare relevant programs to create a positive image about him, in August 2022, with the mediation of his defender Sadigov Elchin Ali oglu, reasonable suspicions were established that Rasim Mammadov received 20,000 manats as a bribe from his relatives.
Based on the collected preliminary evidence, Zeynalov Avaz Tapdig oglu was charged with 311.3.3 of the Criminal Code and Sadigov Elchin Ali oglu with 32.5, 311.3 of the Criminal Code.