Public prosecutor demands punishment for Syria war suspects

Baku: Baku Court on Grave Crimes on Thursday resumes the hearing on the cases of Vilayet Hasanli, Malik Musayev, Hashimov Samir, Vasif Hajiyev, Ilkin Babazade, Mehman Balakishiyev, Azer Gambarov, Vusal Bayramov, Vugar Dursunaliyev and Elvin Dursunaliyev who are suspected of fighting in Syria.

During the hearing the investigation was announced completed.

Later on, a public prosecutor made a speech at the hearing, demanding 5-year imprisonment for Elvin Dursunaliyev and 15-year imprisonment for each of other suspects.

Note that, as a result of search operations carried out by the Ministry of National Security, 26 Azerbaijani citizens were detained over creation of armed formations or groups, which are not provided by the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic, and also participation in their creation and activity, supplying them by weapon, ammunition, explosives, military engineering or military equipment, as well as involving of minor to criminal activity by a person, obliged to bring up a minor and other illegal acts.

Vilayat Hasanli, Malik Musayev, Vasif Hajiyev, Ilkin Babazada, Mehman Balakishiyev, Ruslan Mustafayev, Namig Mammadov, Farid Muradov, Tural Hasanov, Elvin Aliyev, Tariyel Mustafayev, Azer Gambarov, Vusal Bayramov, Samir Hashimov, Nijat Abbasov, Huseyn Mammadov, Ruslan Jafarov, Senan Bakhishov, Eldost Guliyev, Mammadshah Mammadaliyev, Ahmad Hasanov and Maarif Mardanov have fought in Syria within the armed groups, which are not provided by the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Syrian Arab Republic from 2013 to 2014.

Vuqar Dursunaliyev has incited an underage person to commit a violent crime. Thus, Vuqar Dursunaliyev, for his underage son, 15-year-old Elvin Dursunaliyev’s further strengthening his radical religious views, has incited him to join the illegal armed groups in Syria and paying all his transport costs sent him to Syria for him committing violent crimes within the armed groups. 15-year-old Elvin Dursunaliyev has fought in Syria within the armed groups, which are not provided by the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Syrian Arab Republic from December 2013 to April 2014.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency