Azerbaijan may grant additional powers to police in countering terrorism

Baku: Azerbaijan may grant additional powers to police in the fight against terrorism.

The draft law on annex to the law on police will be discussed at today’s joint meeting of the parliamentary committee on legal policy and state building, and the committee on public associations and religious organizations.

According to the annex proposed to article №26 (the use of physical force, special means and firearms by police), police will use physical force, special means and firearms while preventing crimes regarding terrorism or religious extremism, and changing the constitutional system of the state.

SOURCE: AZERI-PRESS NEWS AGENCY