Former Azerbaijani national security minister’s relative sentenced to 3-month pre-trial detention

Baku: Head of Baku Telephone Communications Production Association (BTCPA) Beytulla Huseynov, who was dismissed a while ago, has been arrested.

Yasamal District Court sentenced Huseynov to 3-month pre-trial detention.

Huseynov is held at Baku Detention Facility under the Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary Service.

Huseynov was dismissed under the order of Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov. Resul Gurbanov was appointed as acting head of the association.

Huseynov is relative of former Minister of National Security Eldar Mahmudov.