Imprisoned head of IBA Dubai branch transferred to Baku pre-trial detention facility

Baku: Adil Huseynov, the imprisoned head of the representative office of the International Bank of Azerbaijan in Dubai, has been transferred to the Justice Ministry’s pre-trial detention facility in Baku, his lawyer Kamandar Nasibov told APA on Tuesday.

The lawyer said he will meet with Huseynov in the coming days.

Huseynov was detained by employees of the Interior Ministry’s Main Department for combating organized crime. A criminal case was launched against him under article #178.3.2 (swindle with causing damage in large size) of the Criminal Code, and he was sentenced to 3 months and 17 days in prison.

Huseynov is the son of late police officer Fatulla Huseynov, killed by a gang headed by former chief operating officer of the Interior Ministry Haji Mammadov who was imprisoned for life.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency