Prisoner dies in Azerbaijan

A prisoner died in Azerbaijan.

APA’s Shaki-Zagatala bureau reports that the incident was recorded in jail of the Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary Service in Shaki district.

The body of 50-year old Goychay resident Fagani Ismayilov was found in the lavatory. The medical examination was appointed to determine the cause of prisoner’s death.

Shaki District Prosecutor’s Office confirmed the fact to APA.

The investigation is underway to determine the cause of death.

Fagani Ismayilov faced charges under article #206 (smuggling) and 234 (drug trafficking) of the Criminal Code and was sentenced to 9-year imprisonment in 2008.