Baku court to consider petition of IBA’s ex-head

Baku Court of Appeal will consider the petition of the former head of the International Bank of Azerbaijan Jahangir Hajiyev on December 10, Hajiyev’s lawyer told Trend.

He said that the complaint will be considered by the judge Gadim Babayev.

The lawyer regularly meets with his client, inquires about his health. “Hajiyev has no discontent with the detention conditions, he feels fine,” said the lawyer. “On December 8, he was given some medications for treatment.”

Jahangir Hajiyev is charged under various articles of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, including fraud using official position with causing big damage, embezzlement, abuse of office, exceeding of powers of office, bribery.

Earlier, a criminal case was filed towards the Bank under article 178 (fraud) and other articles of the Criminal Code.

The former senior officers of the bank and entrepreneurs who have taken big loans in the İBA and have not returned them were arrested.