Azerbaijani Interior Ministry issues statement on detention of nurcus in Baku

Baku: Hafiz Heydarov; Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs has issued a statement on the detention of nurcus. The Ministry’s press service told APA that as a result of operations carried out by the employees of Yasamal District Police Office, it was revealed that 41 supporters (two of them being juvenile) of Sungur, the religious sect of Nurculuq movement, were holding a meeting at the house of Eldeniz Hajiyev.

Religious books, dissemination of which was prohibited by law, computers, mobile phones, $ 2,200, AZN 286 and ordinary passports of persons there were seized from the house. The investigation is underway on the fact.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY