Baku has committed suicide eks-the officer of the interior Ministry involved in the murder of 11 people
BAKU, 3 Dec — RIA Novosti. The former senior operative of the main Department of the criminal investigation interior Ministry of Azerbaijan, Haji Mammadov, who headed involved in the killing of 11 people in the gang and received a life sentence, committed suicide, informs on Sunday Agency APA citing the Prosecutor’s office of Khazar district.
“The former senior operative of the main Department of criminal investigation Department of the Azerbaijani interior Ministry Haji Mammadov had committed suicide. The incident was in a specialized TB facility of penitentiary service of the Ministry of justice… At the present time the staff of Prosecutor’s office carry out investigative actions at the scene. According to the facts police initiated a criminal case under article 125 (incitement to suicide), investigated the circumstances and reasons for suicide”, — reports the Agency.
In January 2007, the court convicted former senior officials of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Azerbaijan of committing a series of grave crimes, including high-profile murders and kidnapping citizens for ransom. To life imprisonment were sentenced, in particular, Haci Mammadov, a former Deputy head of the internal security of the Ministry of interior Kamil of Sadraddinov, the former head of the main Department of the criminal investigation interior Ministry Zakir Nasirov. The number of gang members received from six months to 15 years of imprisonment.
Among the high-profile crimes of the gang — murder of Vice-President of the Association of football Federation of Azerbaijan Fatulla Huseynov, head of the Department of criminology, Deputy head of the investigation Department for cases of grave crimes of the General Prosecutor’s office Rovshan Aliyev, head of Department of the main Directorate for combating drugs, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Azer Ismayilov, which caused a wide resonance in the Republic.
The gang was uncovered in early 2005 in the course of the operation “Black belt” conducted by members of the now dissolved Ministry of national security. The court proved the involvement of gang members to the murder of 11 people and kidnapping.