Hearing held on Rauf Mirgadirov’s case

Baku: Baku Court of Grave Crimes on Wednesday resumed the hearing on the case of imprisoned journalist Rauf Mirgadirov.

The hearing presided over by judge Alisultan Osmanov was held behind the closed doors.

Mirgadirov’s lawyer Fuad Aghayev said that witnesses gave testimonies at the hearing.

The hearing will be proceeded on December 9.

Mirgadirov was detained in Turkey on 19 April 2014 and handed over to Azerbaijan, where he was charged with treason (Article 274). He was sentenced to three months’ pretrial detention. The term of his pretrial detention has been extended for several times since.